21 of our favourite Awfully British Fake TV Facts
When people try to pin down Britishness, as politicians have increasingly tried to do for some mysterious reason, they skirt around ideas of fair play and a devotion to tradition, but those are virtually universal principles.
One thing that might actually be a British characteristic is the sheer level of pisstaking Brits are prepared to level at themselves.
The Awfully British #Tag account sought to tap into that with this request.
Were the Wombles really that common?.
Was Jamie's torch really magic?.
Lets have your fake TV facts.
Lets play –#AwfullyBritishFakeTVFacts
With your Hosts@MaidenWatford@Cute_Cthulhu@ArthurFooksake
— Awfully British #Tag (@awfullybritish2) January 5, 2020
It definitely worked, and these tweets were particularly good.
— (@MaidenWatford) January 5, 2020
— Mick (@MickDavis5) January 5, 2020
Beyonce was briefly engaged to Roy Castle and was going to appear on Record breakers. She broke it off when she realised she would've been a Beyonce Castle. #AwfullyBritishFakeTVFacts
— Hic Non Realiter (@hic_non) January 5, 2020
— Visit Wakefield™ (@Visit_Wakefield) January 5, 2020
— David (@Spikeyorks) January 5, 2020
#AwfullyBritishFakeTVFacts Gordon the Gopher spun a cocoon and Holly Willoughbooby emerged from it.
— Simian Templar (@SimianTemplar) January 5, 2020
— AshTags AlreadyDoesntLike2020sVibe☠️ (@AshGamesAcct) January 5, 2020
House prices in Midsomer are amongst the lowest in the UK due to the ridiculously high crime rate.#AwfullyBritishFakeTVFacts
— Nigel A.Hammond (@ArthurFooksake) January 5, 2020
— Andrew (@_A_n_d_r_e_w_s) January 5, 2020
#AwfullyBritishFakeTVFacts les dennis was born in France in a fire engine hence his name
— matt (@slartybartfarts) January 5, 2020
Jacob Rees-Mogg's production of 'Who Do You Think You Are?' had to be abandoned when it was found he was so inbred he might be descended from himself.#AwfullyBritishFakeTVFacts pic.twitter.com/QytDsa7Sn1
— Paul Bishop: We're waist deep in the Big Muddy (@PaulPJB) January 5, 2020