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Gullible of Tunbridge Wells

Cosmic VarianceBy cjohnsonMay 12, 2006 11:48 AM

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Oddly enough, a huge number of people really thought that the utterly hilarious show Down the Line (see here), airing on Tuesdays at 11:00pm on the BBC's Radio 4, was actually a real phone-in! Rather than seeing it as a wonderful spoof, parody, and commentary (which it clearly is), they thought it was a crass attempt by Radio 4 to broaden the scope of its programming. Angry of Tunbridge Wells got out the pen and paper to write a letter...... For a full discussion, see this lovely Guardian article [update: and this from their blog]. Don't forget to listen to the episode I posted about. -cvj (Thanks Samantha, donncha.)

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