‘What if The Simpsons was British?’ is hilarious and very topical
If you aren’t familiar with the work of Alasdair Beckett-King, you have quite the rabbit-hole of comedy gold awaiting you.
A couple of examples:
Ever wondered what it would be like to live with Poirot?
If your housemate was Agatha Christie's Poirot: pic.twitter.com/iUaNOHQVVo
— Alasdair Beckett-King (@MisterABK) March 19, 2021
There’s a reason why Jaws wasn’t filmed in the North East of England.
What if Jaws (1975) were set in the North East of England? pic.twitter.com/9tghRTlGBE
— Alasdair Beckett-King (@MisterABK) April 3, 2020
His most recent creation showcases his voice talent – and his skill as an animator.
As he wrote on YouTube –
‘What if The Simpsons were a British show? It would be shorter and a lot more depressing.’
This is a masterpiece. https://t.co/cpwgK1ng1A
— I Am Incorrigible FCA (@ImIncorrigible) April 2, 2021
This is absolutely brilliant. https://t.co/ERPrv8ZN0G
— Benjamin Bee (@benjaminbee) April 2, 2021
As a British person I must say I concur!
Finally, a realistic on-screen depiction of life in the UK
And high praise, indeed, from the very funny Tony Cowards.
I have nothing to declare except that ABK is an absolute ruddy genius. https://t.co/Rfq0rZqwgZ
— Tony Cowards (@TonyCowards) April 2, 2021
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