Your Letters: No fun, Barry.
Byline: Peter James, Aigburth
AMID all the fabulous partying at the palace, there really was one only sour note ... Barry Humphries John Barry Humphries, AO, CBE (born 17 February 1934 in Camberwell, Melbourne, Victoria) is an Australian comedian, satirist and character actor best known for his on-stage and television alter egos .
He managed to spoil spoil
v. spoiled or spoilt , spoil·ing, spoils
a. To impair the value or quality of.
b. To damage irreparably; ruin.
2. - at least for Liverpudlians - an otherwise fabulous occasion when he cracked a few, pretty poor jokes, at our expense.
The BBC BBC
in full British Broadcasting Corp.
Publicly financed broadcasting system in Britain. A private company at its founding in 1922, it was replaced by a public corporation under royal charter in 1927. cameras panned onto the Queen as he spoke, and even she was grimacing at his rather tired attempts at humour.
I know we are always accused of being thin-skinned, but it does get really boring hearing the same old things trotted out about our city by people who probably haven't been here for yonks (if ever).
Perhaps the council should invite Humphries along for a visit so thathe can revise his preconceptions of the place.