Thursday, 19 September 2019

Filling-up of Beakers at the Sunset of John Humphrys' "Today Programme" Career

Hymn: It's All about the Balance

Archdruid: And so, we are here.

All: At the sunset of John Humphrys' Today Programme Career.

Archdruid: The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labour and sorrow.

All: But though we are glad that John Humphrys is heading towards fourscore, yet we realise that it's been our labour and sorrow.

Archdruid: For in pursuit of balance he has conflated "Christian Voice" with a truly Christian voice...

All: The Taxpayers' Alliance with a genuine alliance of Taxpayers.

Archdruid: Nigel Farage with a real politician.

All: Contempt and interruption with debate and enlightenment.

Archdruid: Nation  shall speak peace unto nation.

All: And maybe we'll try Radio 4 in the morning again.

Archdruid: And now "Thought for the Day" with Giles Fraser.

Giles Fraser: Hello everyone. Isn't the EU abominable? [Drones on a bit]

John Humphrys: Thank you very much Giles. That was incredibly boring. But I liked the bit about Brexit.

Hymn: Dear John

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1 comment :

  1. I have never heard so many fawning tributes to a grumpy old man as we had yesterday. Rabbi Johnathan Sachs was the most kind and accurate.

    Now to reform the "Today" program bringing in a range of different voices and challenging interviewers to hold politicians to account. I think Breda in Bristol deserves a spot.


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