Monday, 15 June 2020

"DON'T MENTION THE VOLCANO!"

Posted '4:30am bells' Munday 15th Joon 2020

News that UKTV have banned the Fawlty Towers episode, "DON'T MENTION THE WAR!", because of its racial overtones, reaches The Geordie Times!

When we went to Plymouth Argyle for a game in 2009, wor flight to Exeter from Toon airport woz grounded because the ash from a volcano which had erupted in Iceland drifted ower the British isles, which meant that we had to drive the 800 mile roond trip to Devon at the last moment! (It soonds unbeleeevible, but true!(

Fawlty Towers hotel woz based in Devon, which gave me the idea for the title to that classic story, which iz reprinted below!
"DON'T MENTION THE VOLCANO!"


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