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Yes, Prime Minister returns

We know this is a blatant plug for the brand new series of ‘Yes, Prime Minister’ which will be showing on Gold at 9pm this evening – but we will all be watching it, won’t we?

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LDVideo … ‘British papers are rubbish’ special edition

Welcome to this latest LDVideo instalment, featuring three video clips this week united by a common theme – the general uselessness of British newspapers and their inability to report facts.

First up, we have this classic clip from iconic 1980s’ political comedy, Yes, Prime Minister, in which Jim Hacker explains to the civil service who reads the British newspapers:

(Also available on YouTube here).

Secondly, here’s Stephen Fry’s QI – in Call My Bluff mode – exploding a few of the Euro myths peddled by the right-wing media:

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