Tickling the English
Dara O Briain
Nostalgia, identification, eccentricity, gin consuming and low violence... those are only the various issues that slapstick comedian Dara O Briain explores in Tickling the English. O Briain moved to England a long time in the past, but if he's taking his exhibit on journey round the state - from abandoned seashore cities and distant off-shore islands, to sprawling business towns and sleepy suburbs - it's transparent to him that his followed house is nonetheless a little bit an enigma. Why do the English faux to be unsatisfied the entire time?Why can't they settle for they rank approximately fifth, in everything?And what's with the entire fudge?But this Irishman loves a problem; he's definitely bought the gregarious character and the sure-fire wit to deliver down the boundaries of that recognized English reserve, and feature a superb previous rummage within. Swapping anecdotes together with his audiences and spending time wandering of their hometowns, this nosy neighbour holds England as much as the sunshine whereas exploring a few of the attitudes he introduced over right here with him too.As Dara is going door-to-door looking for England during this half journey diary, half travelogue, the result's an affectionate, hilarious and sometimes eye-opening trip throughout the Sceptred Isle.
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