Saturday 24 October 2020

Jonny Briggs / Dick Turpin

The Peggy Mount Calamity Hour comes perilously close to living up to its doomful nomenclature as 'one' half of the presenting duo (no names) takes against an innocent, well-meaning 1980s children's programme with a gusto normally reserved for the news cycle of the 21st century. The esteemed company of Master Jonathan Briggs is closely followed by that of Mr Richard Turpin Esq, who naturally comes in for similar grumbling scrutiny. There is no pleasing some people (in this case, one person: NO NAMES).

Does a deliberately understated fashion accessory make Briggs the subconscious precursor to one William Elliot? Did we ALL have 'those people' in our class who would get away with murder when the teacher wasn't looking? And what is the correct amount of red wine for a 6yr old to be aspiring to drink of an evening?

Let's find out...

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