Patsy and Eddie speak for the nation!
In this week’s excellent Olympic Games Special, Patsy Stone and Edina Monsoon eloquently voiced the real feelings of the British people about the biggest event in the history of London. Yes there’s a lot of flag-waving and it’s great for tourism, but it’s a whole different ball game when you actually live here.
Eddie and Patsy present their pre-Games make-over plans to Saffy.
Eddie “We’re gonna be liposuctioned, lasered and lifted, darling. I’m going to be wearing my buttocks as a head rest by the time…”
Saffy “Well you better hurry up because it starts this week.”
Saffy “The Olympics.”
Eddie “What? No! [to Patsy] Darling did you know it started this week?”
Eddie “[panicking] The…running-the Olympics!”
Saffy “Oh my god! How could you have missed it? Even coming from the airport – it’s everywhere!”
Eddie “Yeah, darling, it’s been ‘everywhere’ for FIVE BLOODY YEARS, hasn’t it? Excuse me if I missed that it actually started! It’s been like tinnitus!“
Patsy and Eddie find themselves in the Olympic Stadium just days before the big day.
Patsy “It’s empty.”
Eddie “That’s cos nobody could get tickets, isn’t it darling?”
Perhaps the best quote of all is Eddie’s Mother, staring bemused at some unused tickets…
Mother “I don’t see why anyone would actually want to be there when they can watch it in comfort on the good old Auntie Beeb.”
You can watch this episode on the Dear Old Auntie Beeb here and also some big sporting events which are happening this weekend…