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CHEERING AND APPLAUSE
Good evening. Welcome to Have I Got News For You.
I'm Victoria Coren Mitchell.
In the news this week -
in Plymouth, a pensioner regrets trying on a virtual reality headset
showing what life will be like under the Tory's social care policy.
Is it real?
In Leeds, one conference delegate from London
suddenly can't remember if he'd watered the strawberries
on his allotment that morning.
And a field trip for the Shanghai Film School
ends in disaster for the silent comedy department.
On Ian's team tonight is a political commentator
who is one of the first names on the list
when any election show is looking for guests.
Well, that's the alphabet for you. Please welcome Adam Boulton.
And with Paul tonight is a TV personality and vicar
who once said broadcasting was just showing off,
or, as the Greeks call it, epideiknyomai.
Please welcome the Reverend Richard Coles.
And we start with the biggest stories of the week.
Ian and Adam, take a look at this.
That's the viewer.
For all of the shows. Here she comes.
Leaving the studio before the debate starts.
That's... He's giving jam, free.
That's her saying, "No...
"I won't be coming."
She was meant to be here tonight, but she just...
..didn't want to mix it with ghastly hacks, so we got Victoria.
This is these debates, which you've all been watching.
Of course, Jeremy Corbyn managed to crash the party.
He decided at the last minute that he had nothing to lose,
-so he might as well turn up.
-Do you think that's what he did,
he suddenly thought, "I'm OK at television after all"?
-"I went up against Paxman, I didn't die."
"Why not just go and do another debate?"
Precisely. But the reason why she's shaking her head,
because although we call them debates,
there is no debate with Theresa May.
No, cos she's not there.
She didn't turn up. She sent Amber Rudd instead.
Was that the right decision, do you think, do send Amber Rudd?
To not appear in the leaders' debate herself?
I think it's probably a mistake not to appear in the leader's' debate.
Particularly if you've called an election and you say, "It's all about me,"
and then you say, "But actually, I'm going to stay at home."
Amber Rudd did rather well, didn't she?
She got a big laugh. Do you know what she got a big laugh for,
-Amber Rudd on the debate?
-People will judge us on our record.
Hilarious, big gales of laughter.
Shall we have a look?
In your manifesto, there was a noticeable absence of costings.
Well, I would say, in answer to that question, judge us on our record.
On our record, we have...
OK, OK. We have cut the deficit.
She had a little smile.
She could see it was funny herself, couldn't she?
She had a little smile going, "Oh, yeah, I know. A bit cheeky."
It's extraordinary. It's neck and neck.
-By the time this comes out, it may be, I think, Corbyn's ahead.
Isn't that right, Adam?
No, I can't tell you. We've been doing the election rehearsal, so...
-We know the result, but we can't...
-He was also on The One Show.
Which he had turned down, initially.
But after he had seen Theresa May on it, talking about girls' jobs,
he decided he had nothing to lose to go on and talk about manholes.
-Yeah, let's be honest. Detail, Adam.
What did Amber Rudd have to say
about Jeremy Corbyn's fiscal approach,
what comparison did she make?
Magic money tree.
-And what else?
-Then she said that again.
-That he believed in it.
She said the magic money tree a lot of times.
Shall we have a look at the language she used?
As though he thinks it's some sort of game,
a game of Monopoly, perhaps, where you ask the banker for the
red money to buy the electrics, the green money to buy the railways,
and the yellow money to buy the gas works.
Well, it's not like that, Jeremy.
That's not how you play Monopoly!
Since when were you allowed to ask the banker for money?
If you cheat.
Everybody knows in this country, you give the bankers money.
What did Tim Farron have to say at the end of the debate?
-He had a lot of gags, Tim Farron.
He did say, "If Mrs May can't spare the time for you,
"you shouldn't spare the time for her."
Shall we have a look?
The Prime Minister is not here tonight.
She can't be bothered, so why should you?
In fact, Bake Off is on BBC Two next.
Why not make yourself...why not make yourself a brew?
You are not worth Theresa May's time, don't give her yours.
-He's thinking about his next job.
Now I'm worried about the applause.
Do we have a very biased BBC audience, do you think?
It would be an outrage if we don't.
It's a pretty odd panel tonight,
I can't help but feel I'm applying for parole.
-I'm just going to make a note of that.
-Make a note of that, yeah.
I shouldn't have said that.
I'm already worried that I've made too many jokes
about Theresa May and not enough about Jeremy Corbyn.
Mind you, you say a bad thing about Jeremy Corbyn,
you get enough shit on the internet if you're not Jewish, so...
..I think I'll leave it.
They did both take part
on Channel 4's The Battle For Number Ten, didn't they?
-What did Jeremy Corbyn have to say in that interview?
Well, I think he said, "Why isn't Adam interviewing me?"
-It was Sky, wasn't it?
-And Channel 4...
-Oh, that was our thing, yeah.
It's bad enough if the public aren't following the election,
but if paid journalists aren't bothered...
But we did it with Channel 4, it sort of seemed odd.
-What was the question?
This is turning into a Corbyn impersonation.
Well, I asked what Jeremy Corbyn said in the interview,
but it might be quite difficult to remember.
Shall we have a look at why?
-I'm horrified at the very idea...
-You promised to renew...
I'm horrified at the very idea of a nuclear attack...
You promised to renew a nuclear weapon.
What I want to see...
I'm asking you perfectly simply, do you think it's morally right?
What I want to see... A lot of manufacturing industry...
-Haven't you done any sums?
-Can I finish, please?
Really, just for a second?
No, I'm asking you for a figure.
But this manifesto fundamentally...
You're trying to persuade the Cabinet, the Shadow Cabinet...
-Can I finish a sen...?
Did you enjoy that interviewing technique, as a viewer?
Um... Not really, no.
I believe you want to inform the public in interviews.
I don't think we learned an awful lot from that interview.
Do you think there were other, you know,
-senior broadcasting journalists who could have done it better?
I think, you know, things change all the time.
You have to find a different style to get ways
of getting information out of people.
-If politicians are expecting the aggressive approach...
I think it's been redefined by The One Show.
I mean, that style of interviewing, I think now has to be standard.
Well, it's funny you should say that.
Straight in with the tough questions.
"Here we go, what is your favourite colour?"
How did the audience show their approval of Theresa May at the end?
They let her live.
They almost had a tiny, little... Not quite a Mexican wave.
It was more like a sort of Mexican gesture, wasn't it?
A Mexican gesture?
They sort of stood up and went like that.
-Is that a Mexican gesture?
Did she not have a one-man standing ovation?
-Would you like to see it?
Theresa May, thank you very much. Thank you.
Theresa May has made some rather rude remarks in the last few days.
-What did she say when she was in Wolverhampton?
"What time's the next train to London?"
-It wasn't about Wolverhampton.
-It was about Jeremy Corbyn.
-Oh, I see.
That's not an image we needed.
They probably wouldn't negotiate with him under those circumstances.
They'd say, "Put some trousers on, for God's sake."
"Anything you say, anything you say."
And the Scottish Labour leader, Kezia Dugdale,
was given quite an unusual introduction
by Sky News' Sophy Ridge, do you know what that was?
Again, Adam, your channel.
I was asleep at the time.
You and the audience.
-Oh, no, no.
Let's have a look.
Hello, again. We're live from the Glasgow Science Centre
talking to all the party leaders north of the border.
Joining us in our studio now is the leader of Scottish Labia...
Labour, sorry. Kezia Dugdale.
I think that's magnificent. More Labia leaders. That's what we need.
That's what we need in public life.
You would never make such a mistake, would you, Adam?
Shall we watch you trying to read a front page headline of a newspaper?
On the USA Today money page, at the top there,
"Wall Street rally ups Brexit-like erection... Election risk."
So you'll be wanting a hard Brexit, will you?
I never knew I'd done that.
To be fair, it was a tongue twister, wasn't it?
I mean, you wouldn't have done that if the sentence had been simpler?
Yeah, it was in American, anyway.
Let's have a look at another bit of footage.
Jeremy Hunt, who has been doing the rounds this morning
about the erection manifesto.
No wonder they keep you behind a desk.
One-track mind, you know...
I'm afraid we don't have a clip this week of Diane Abbott
getting figures wrong, but we have got Jeremy Corbyn on Woman's Hour.
Just not getting the figures at all.
How much will it cost to provide un-means tested childcare
-for 1.3 million children?
-Em...it will cost, em...
It will obviously cost a lot to do so.
-I assume you have the figures?
-Yes, I do.
So how much will it cost?
I'll give you the figure in a moment.
-You don't know it?
You're logging into your iPad here.
That's a major policy, and you don't know how much it'll cost?
Can I give you the exact figure in a moment?
You're holding your manifesto, you're flicking through it,
you've got an iPad there, you've had a phone call while we were in here,
and you don't know how much it's going to cost.
Can we come back to that in a moment?
Anyone can lose the bit of paper... I mean, if you're a vicar,
everyone expects you to be able
to quote chapter and verse from the Bible,
but you don't hold the information in that way.
"So it's thou shalt NOT commit adultery," you know?
The Gospel According To Shrek. I don't know...
No, he was announcing the childcare plans.
-Yeah, it was a big one.
-It was that issue.
So there were two things to remember -
how many children and how much it cost.
But, think, you've done, I don't know, hours and hours of interviews.
You've been asked all these...
Just, sometimes, you don't have the information to hand, do you? You know.
Why not write it on a bit of paper? Or look in the manifesto...
You've got a piece of paper with "God, Jesus" written on it.
-You wake up in the morning...
-"Who's the third one?"
-The holy Trinity.
Yeah, sorry, we've got onto the Holy Ghost. How is that?
-And actually, he got the answer off the press release.
So he hadn't even read his own press release, which is...
It was poor. I mean, it's difficult to spin it any other way.
In the final run-up to polling day,
how has Theresa May tweaked her slogan, her campaign slogan?
How has she been tweeting it?
-How has she...
-Oh, tweaked, sorry, tweaked.
I'm not sure she's tweeted.
That's the thing, you don't want to be rude about
Jeremy Corbyn cos everyone shouts at you on the internet.
Theresa May's supporters can't really switch on the computer.
They have to get their nephew... "What you do?"
Tweet, no, she's tweaked the slogan on the posters, do you know how?
She's not a one-man band.
She doesn't say "Theresa May's team" any more.
Or "strong and stable".
She now actually uses the word Conservatives.
That's right. So, for the first few weeks,
there was no mention of the party on the posters,
it was just Theresa May, shall we see those posters?
And here's the rebrand, after a U-turn.
I've just heard that Theresa May has now pulled out of doing
Woman's Hour herself.
She has been replaced by Justine Greening.
-What do you think of that?
-That's in the same studio
as Saturday Live.
So I'll be detecting
signs of nervousness on the seats when they go in.
That's really disgusting.
It's another edition of
I Didn't Know A Vicar Would Say That!
-Do you usually sniff the seats?
This being the last show before polling day,
I thought I'd ask everyone here for their predictions.
What do you think, then, what's going to happen?
Well, it'll be somewhere between Labour winning
and the Tories winning.
Paul, what do you think? What's your prediction for polling Day?
Well, until you just mentioned it,
I didn't realise there was an election.
What about you, Ian, what do you think?
Oh, I think it's going to be incredibly close,
followed by a government of all the talents.
We're going to put our differences aside, everyone's going to get
together, right across the spectrum, and sort the country properly.
-Richard, what's your prediction?
-Mind you, I am wrong, usually.
-What's your prediction?
-I think you've all done very well.
In a revealing interview with the Metro newspaper,
Theresa May described the unusual way she likes to cook lamb cutlets.
-How is it?
-On the breath of an Alsatian?
It takes forever, but they're tasty.
Only you've got to persuade the dog they're not for him.
No, she cooks them with Parma ham and Parmesan.
Parma ham and Parmesan.
Bit vague, but she said there would more details after the election.
Has she costed them?
You're a culinary expert, aren't you, Richard?
You were in the final of Celebrity MasterChef.
I'm afraid I got knocked out by Jimmy Osmond's chicken pot pie.
It's a glamorous life you lead.
Who do you like best? John Torode or Gregg Wallace?
I like them both equally.
And together, they make a world-beating
strong and stable kitchen partnership.
This is the exciting news
that the election campaign is nearly over.
Theresa May warned that when it came to the EU,
Jeremy Corbyn could find himself...
Something only achieved once before by a rat-arsed Nigel Farage.
During her interview with Jeremy Paxman,
Theresa May insisted that what's needed to negotiate
a successful Brexit is...
Luckily, that's exactly what Germany has got.
After Theresa May missed the debate, the Mirror referred to the absent Prime Minister as...
You can order Chicken Theresa May in a restaurant near me.
It's thin-skinned, boneless and refuses to be grilled.
-Paul and Richard, take a look at this.
Ah, yes, this is...
Here he is, the bozo of the Western world.
That's what his hair does at night when he goes to bed,
collapses in that shape.
This is... Oh, yes, he tweeted a word...
It looks like a very incompetent logo for the Church of England.
So, yes, this is Donald Trump and he's going to be, sort of...
Because we're recording on Thursday night, round about now,
he'll be announcing whether America are going to pull out
of the, you know, climate change agreement.
That's basically what it's about. Climate change.
And executed with his traditional sleek statesmanship,
as he greeted the Prime Minister of Montenegro, I think it was, with a friendly shove.
Would you support...? If somebody...?
I mean, um...
Is it right to hit him?
Just once. In the face.
I might strongly advise him of the wisdom of turning the other cheek.
If you'd like to try it a few times...
I don't know.
It's the climate change, the Paris Accord of 2015,
the whole world, or nearly the whole world, signed up to it,
and then Donald Trump thinks he's going to make America great again
by making sure everybody ends up with a tan just like his.
But not out of a bottle, Victoria.
Welcome to another edition of
Who Would Have Thought A Priest Would Have Said That?
I don't mean to be ungallant,
but Victoria did reveal to us that she had splodged on...
Slapped it on, straight out of a bottle.
..as a tribute to Donald.
-She's not going to rise to this.
-I know. It's worth a try.
She's going to turn the other lightly-bronzed cheek.
You don't understand! Everyone's orange on TV, now.
-If you come on a normal colour, people think you're ill.
So, apart from being bad news for the planet,
who else is going to be cross, particularly,
with Donald Trump for pulling out of this agreement?
-Mrs Merkel is very cross.
Even closer to Donald Trump than that.
-Oh, his daughter.
-Ivanka. Ivanka and Jared.
Because they're fully signed up, aren't they?
This kind of weird dissonance that's happening in the
White House between Donald Trump and his base, and his family,
who seem to have a very different sort of political spectrum
encompassed to his.
He's reconfiguring his team, isn't he? He's constructing a war room.
What's that intended to fight?
Yeah, he's got a great spokesman, cos that thing,
that covfefe that he tweeted,
he won't admit that he just sat on his phone.
Let's have a look at the actual tweet.
So, this was the early hours of Wednesday morning, he tweeted...
..and left it at that.
Do you think he was trying to spell "kerfuffle"?
-Coverage, it must be coverage.
This is what somebody said on Twitter,
they made a dictionary entry where they wrote...
He sent out Sean Spicer, who is his spokesman,
who is saying people who need to know know what that means.
Let's hear that recording.
Do you think people should be concerned that the president
posted somewhat of an incoherent tweet last night?
The president and a small group of people know exactly what he meant.
A small group of people?
Is it the Russian cabinet?
Did you see what the Eurostar did?
They actually put up a sign on...
The main Eurostar, officially, looked like this...
Do you think it's good that he can just tweet whatever he wants
and we get to know how his mind works, or should that be vetted?
Well, it's... It's good, I mean,
tells us what's going on, doesn't it?
He's also been going around giving out his mobile phone number.
-Did you not know this?
Well, normally, when presidents phone presidents,
you do it through officials, and you have a hotline
and people listen in and know.
And when he was in Taormina at that G7,
he just went up to Macron, the French president, and said,
"Here, this is my number, call me any time."
No, he said, "Give this to your missus."
Back to the climate change agreement.
There could be another reason why Trump pulled out of the Paris deal.
Why is he annoyed with Europe particularly at the moment?
Nato payments? Something to do with that?
-That's what he SAYS it is.
-What he says it is, but it's not.
Well, the Scandinavians made fun of him...
Is it Macron's handshake?
They copied the orb.
Yes. Let's have a look at the picture.
These are the five leaders of
Finland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Iceland.
Literally, the leaders of those countries.
World leaders are ganging up
to take the piss out of the American president?
-There was a nice little...
-When are they going to punch him?
And you mentioned earlier, Ian - what did Macron do
to try and beat Trump in the public eye?
Oh, well, Trump does this thing of grabbing people's hands,
other world leaders, really hard, and, you know,
giving them a bit of a shock.
And Macron's been in the gym for years.
So he literally said, "I'm going to get him,"
so when he got his hand, Macron went...
And he wouldn't let it go, and Trump was...
He was completely crushed.
It occurred to me that Donald Trump is famous for grabbing things that aren't just hands.
Trying to, kind of, just... "Thank you."
According to CNN, how did Trump sum up his first foreign trip?
"Where the fuck am I?"
According to CNN...
What has Nigel Farage recently become?
This audience is so biased!
He has become a person of interest in the FBI...
I know! Difficult to imagine. (!)
..in the FBI inquiry?
-Is exactly right.
-They're worried that Farage...
..was a bearer of discreet secrets to the Russians.
-I'll have another one of them!
What's the good news that's been announced, amidst all the gloom,
about the state of the world?
Arsene Wenger's signed a two-year contract.
Ian's very pleased.
I was thrilled. He signed covfefe, apparently.
Thrust in midfield player.
I knew there was something.
I saw that figure. 0.28%, that's very cheery.
It hasn't all been in vain, Richard.
Onward and upward.
Yeah, there's been a drop in the global murder rate,
apart from in America, where it's going up.
You got to know America and Trumpland pretty well,
didn't you, Adam, whilst you travelled in America?
Shall we see you getting to know the American voters
on election night last year?
-Cheers to you.
And do join me for...
..our special programme tomorrow night, that's at midnight.
I'll be speaking, amongst others, to Bernie Sanders.
And, of course, full coverage of the...
..of the inauguration on Friday.
This is Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate change agreement.
Also this week, Trump attacked the Germans over trade.
He's happy to import some expensive European models,
but only his wives.
Round Two, now, and we couldn't really be bothered
to think of anything original, so, Richard,
we've just copied your Big Painting Challenge.
Welcome to the Big News Painting Challenge.
-This sounds exciting.
-What news story is being painted?
-Fingers on buzzers, teams.
Paul and Richard?
I sort of have to declare an interest, here,
but this is the interesting...
-It's a church.
-..invention of a robot priest in Germany.
Quite how effective as a dispenser of sacraments, remains to be seen.
Well, shall we have a look at the priest in action?
What name do you think they've given this robot priest?
According to a German newspaper...
Do you feel threatened, Richard?
I have to say, it did rather a more efficient job
than some of the clergy of my acquaintance, but...
Actually, I think in canon law, you can't... Robots aren't allowed.
I think when it comes to the dispensing of sacraments,
you have to be at least a human.
In the Church of England, now you can be a woman, too!
This is the robot priest which gives out automatic blessings.
It's rumoured that the Anglican Church in the UK
is working on a similar model
called C of E-3PO.
Fingers on buzzers, teams.
Here's your next news painting challenge.
BUZZER Ian and Adam.
There's a new type of lighter.
A pink Bic lighter, which is only for girls.
So that they can light candles.
But not barbecues, bonfires...
..or big pyrotechnic displays.
Shall we have a look at the packaging? Here we are.
What do you think, looking at these pictures? What do you notice
about the differences between these two lighters?
Why is the lady one bent?
Ha, if you don't know...
It isn't the first time Bic have been called sexist,
what other product...?
They had the biro, didn't they? This is...
They're doing the same thing again.
Oh, it's actually called MISS Bic!
-Miss Bic Flex.
-It's more expensive, as well.
It's £3.99 and the blue one's £2.99.
But, yes, you're right, Paul.
They released a range of pens for women called...
And the pen was described as having a...
Or Donald Trump's hand.
This is the news that Bic have been branded sexist for releasing
a lighter just for women.
I think a lighter just for ladies is a great idea!
I use one to light my celebratory cigars when I win poker tournaments.
CHEERING AND APPLAUSE
Fingers on buzzers, teams.
-Paul and Richard.
-Now, this may be a tribute
to the late, great John Noakes. There he is.
That's the footage they showed earlier this week.
I remember seeing it at the time, when I was at school.
He's climbing up Nelson's Column long before health and safety.
Essentially, he's climbing up a ladder that's tied to Nelson.
It was incredible bravery, wasn't it?
At this level, the plinth on which Nelson stands overhangs the column.
I found myself literally hanging from the ladder
with nothing at all beneath me.
You told me there was overhang,
but you didn't tell me it leant to one side, did you?
No. That was the awkward part.
There's a cameraman up there with him as well,
with a great big camera, and maybe even a sound guy. I mean, it's...
-They've all climbed up.
There was a sound guy.
-..the sound engineer
didn't record sound the first time he went up.
He had to do it again. LAUGHTER
What happened when John Noakes and a few other Blue Peter presenters
opened a time capsule?
This was one of the landmark experiences of my life.
-When I was a child...
Seriously, in 1971...
Yeah, forget the call to the priesthood!
Forget that moment of divine revelation.
It's why I do this now!
They buried a time capsule in 1971, the most exciting thing ever.
And I realised in the year 2000 when they dug it up and they opened it
and they just turned it up
and this kind of brown sludge just poured out!
And, I don't know, it was not a good...
It had all got wet, hadn't it?
A last brilliant John Noakes story.
What happened when he'd had a bobsleigh accident
and he wanted to show the bruises on camera?
-He showed his underpants, or something.
John Noakes himself told the story that when he took off his trousers
to show the bruises, he noticed that he was wearing...
That he'd put on by accident in the dark that morning.
How easy that is to do(!)
This is the passing of one of the nation's favourite TV presenters,
the great John Noakes. "Get down, Shep"
became one of Blue Peter's most famous catchphrases,
along with "here's one I made earlier"
and "one of our presenters, Richard, has done a very naughty thing".
Time now for the Odd One Out Round. Just one between you this week.
Your four are...
Prince Harry, Tybalt,
and Charles Darwin.
-It's an exam question.
Tybalt was wrongly identified as a member of the Montague household
-in a GCSE English exam.
-Whereas in fact he was a Capulet.
And these poor students were asked "Why did Tybalt hate the Capulets?"
Which he didn't, because they were his own family.
-And what's the odd one out?
It's recently been revealed that dishwashers
-are very good at washing, erm...
No, no, no!
The answer is that dishwashers were also on the exam paper.
And so was Darwin. This is all in the last month.
There was a geography paper which asked students about dishwashers
and they said they'd been preparing for things like climate change, and
similarly, I think it was a biology paper, and the question was...
Why had he been drawn like a monkey? In a cartoon.
And they thought because the reason why he was drawn like a monkey
was because he had written the evolu... You know, the...
-Theory of evolution?
-On The Origin Of Species.
-It will never catch on.
LAUGHTER AND APPLAUSE
-And then... Prince Harry is the odd one out.
Because they were using his voice in Germany for an English aural exam
and they decided he didn't speak the Queen's English.
He was dropped from the German aural exam, there you are.
That's right. They were all... CHEERING
They've all been the subject of controversial exam questions
apart from Prince Harry, one of whose speeches
featured in an exam question but nobody could understand it.
What was wrong with Harry's speech?
Well, I suppose, if it was for Germans,
if you're going, "OK, yah..." it's not a translation, is it?
LAUGHTER It's... It's not that the...
The problem with Harry's speech is that he muttered and mumbled so much
that thousands of students...
The geography students, as you say, were cross
because they were asked about dishwashers.
They weren't expecting it.
-Do you know what the question was?
That's a tough question! Water question!
No, it was something like...
"More people are using dishwashers, why is more water being used?"
-And what percentage of the UK population
owned dishwashers in 2001?
Er... Oh, it's on my laptop, er...
LAUGHTER AND APPLAUSE
"27% of the UK population owned dishwashers in 2001,
"and 40% in 2010.
"Outline why the demand for water is likely to increase in the future."
-Who can give me a top dishwashing tip?
You can cook fish in dishwashers.
You've salmon, you wrap it up in tinfoil, put it into the dishwasher,
you set it at a certain temperature, when it comes out,
it's perfectly cooked. It's been steamed.
Why would you do that?
I'm not saying it's something I do,
but it was a good answer to your question.
That's brilliant. That really is a top dishwashing tip.
Also, you might have lent your fish kettle to your curate. Just saying.
You know, I was only saying that the other day.
And, yes, in the GCSE biology exam, students were shown this drawing
of Charles Darwin as a monkey and they didn't really understand why.
One student tweeted...
Tybalt, as you say, the question paper asked why did
he hate the Capulets and he didn't, he was a Capulet.
As Shakespeare himself said...
Or, as the exam board put it...
Another criticism of the GCSE English exam was that
it focused less on Romeo and Juliet and more on the characters...
One student had no problem with that question, tweeting...
According to the Guardian, the exam board OCR apologised to students
after asking a question about Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet.
It's no wonder the students were upset.
A couple of marks either way in a Shakespeare exam could mean
the difference between a B and not a B.
Time now for the Missing Words Round,
which this week features as its guest publication
Oil Installer, the magazine of the heating industry.
-That looks like my local priest!
And we start with...
-I must get out more instead.
If anyone gets this, I'll give you £100 of my own money.
OK, right, here we go!
I look forward to the arrival of Oil Installer Magazine but...
I wish you had more colour photographs to indicate
the wide-ranging aspects of our industry.
-I look forward...
I give you £100.
The answer is...
-LAUGHTER AND APPLAUSE
The answer is...
This is the faceless fish that was spotted this week
for the first time in Australia since 1873.
Why was that in Oil Installer weekly?
No, they're not all from Oil Installer.
Now you tell me!
According to the scientist who found the fish...
I think what you found there, mate, is a stick.
No wonder the guy was complaining about them going off piste,
the Oil Installer...
-They've got stories about faceless fish.
-It's not from Oil Installer!
-You said, very distinctly...
-It's from Faceless Fish Weekly.
-It might have been a fossil fuel.
PAUL TAPS HIS GLASS
Man accidentally buys his girlfriend ratchet spanner
instead of fidget spinner.
Is it blue lighter instead of nice, pink one?
This is a man in Houston who thought he was buying
a bouquet of flowers for his girlfriend.
Actually, his girlfriend loved the lettuce, and later that night,
took him upstairs and radished him.
She's been tested,
she's had a mescaline cocktail with Gloria Hunniford.
-No, she ate a seeded loaf.
And she's been tested for opium.
She's had a degree of morphine in a system, because you get
morphine from poppy seeds.
Yeah, high as a kite, after all these years.
I think you should probably both get a point for that.
Because the answer is...
Poppy seed loaf.
Isn't that one of Jamie Oliver's children?
Oil: no longer a dirty word.
According to Oil Installer, oil is no longer a dirty word.
Well, that depends on your point of view.
For some, oil is refined. For others, it's crude.
The answer is...
It's been revealed that chemicals found in the wasabi plant
help regrow hair.
According to one report...
On the plus side, it wouldn't have any hairs in it.
-Fly short distances.
Scientist revealed this week that birds with small brains are
associated with promiscuity, with females being the guiltiest of all.
According to the research...
Followed by the guillemot, while the common shag
was what they called the sparrow who lived opposite.
-Did you hear about the gay vultures this week?
There's these gay vultures in a zoo in Amsterdam.
And they were...
There was an abandoned vulture egg, and they kind of adopted it.
As...daddy and daddy. I'm not kidding.
It was in the newspapers.
And the gay vultures hatched this egg.
And they're now doing their very best to raise their baby vulture
in a loving, stable,
strong and stable relationship.
And that was Thought For The Day.
So, the final scores are Ian and Adam with six,
Paul and Richard with seven. APPLAUSE
Congratulations, sir. Well done.
It's just rigged.
And I leave you with news that in Brussels,
as world leaders gather for a photo opportunity, Theresa May insists
that the UK and United States still have a special relationship.
In Central London,
there's the unusual sight of a Lib Dem celebrating victory.
On the campaign trail, one man's attempt to convince the electorate
that he is strong on defence doesn't go as planned.
And following her failure to win the French presidency,
Marine Le Pen's head of security assures her
that her campaign manager has been dealt with.