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Telly highlights of the week

Telly highlights of the week

27/05/2016TV

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This was the week in which we learnt a new word (“Wenglish”) and realised Ant McPartlin is a secret member of the Harlem Globetrotters. Confused? Take a look below…

Best sporting moment of the week

You know what you don’t want when you appear on BGT and get praise from the judges for your basketball act? One of the show’s presenters suddenly stepping in to totally hog the limelight in the last few seconds. That’s what.

It’s Wenglish, innit?

Watching Nev’s Indian Call Centre this week, we learnt two things. “Wenglish” is “Welsh-English”, and teaching its vocabulary to non-natives is incredibly amusing. Innit?

Dad dancer of the year

He may not have won the FA Cup, but Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew takes the gong for best dad dance in living memory. Take it away, Alan.

He’s got some Verve 

So former Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft decided to keep his shades and scarf on while appearing on BBC Breakfast, and Twitter had certain opinions on the matter…

So former Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft decided to keep his shades and scarf on while appearing on BBC Breakfast, and Twitter had certain opinions on the matter…

Schofield on sex toys

Remember when Phillip Schofield was an innocent kids’ presenter who spent quality time with hand puppets? Well, as of this week he’s officially an early morning filth merchant, discussing sex toys with Holly Willoughby. If this counts as “discussing”…

Top of the pups

Channel 4 charmed/fascinated/mildly traumatised the nation with a documentary on people who enjoy dressing and behaving like dogs. Not everyone on Twitter was on board, though. Sample tweet: “‘It’s how I unwind after a long day at work’, try a beer and a walk mate. #humanpup”

Find Secret Life Of The Human Pups in Catch Up > By Channel > All 4

Best scatalogical anecdote of the week

Brian Blessed saying/doing anything whatsoever is a wonderful thing. But Brian Blessed turning up on a political talk show to manhandle Nick Clegg and talk about pooing on Mount Everest is why television was invented. Take it away, Mr Blessed…

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