Sunday, 4 September 2011
Tried describing an afternoon filming for this show at the home of legendary horse racing TV pundit, John McCririck. Through tweets.
It went something like this.
He was upstairs getting changed for us.
His wife (who he refers to (fondly) as The Booby) offered us a cup of tea.
(FROM UPSTAIRS) I'm sure these gents would appreciate a glass of champagne.
(TO US) Would you like a glass?
That's really kind, but we've got to get back. We've got to cut this for tomorrow.
(FROM UPSTAIRS) Bottle Booby.
Tea'll be great, thanks.
(FROM UPSTAIRS - LOUDER) Bottle, Booby.
Okay, I'll put the kettle on.
(FROM UPSTAIRS) BOTTLE, BOOBY.
John, they're working - they're fine with tea. (TO US) You sure you wouldn't like a glass of something.
(FROM UPSTAIRS) BOTTLE BOOBY!
Honestly, that's really kind we really-
(FROM UPSTAIRS) BOTTLE BOOBY. I INSIST! BOTTLE BOOBY!
We got the (very fine) bottle (of champagne).
In two large glasses.
And now very rarely, from time to time, I still find myself, or the director Patrick Ruddy, yelling
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