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Famous in the States!

Submitted by on February 8, 2017 – 11:26 amNo Comment

Anyone who watches American talk shows (or ever goes near Youtube) may have seen the clip circulating from the recent episode of The Late Show, where Bedford-educated comedian John Oliver playfully goes through some of the upcoming events in ‘Bedford of Bedfordshire ‘ including two of our very own! Kids’ half term activity Badgers in a Box and our next Learning Lunchtime – Ghost, Witches and Medieval Mayhem were both mentioned (albeit, there was a bit of mickey-taking), along with other local activities. Jokes aside, we’re really proud that we were picked up for this segment – obviously to an American ear, things like a ‘corn exchange’ or anything ending in ‘shire’ are a bit ridiculous, but as a Bedfordshire resident it’s just amazing to see our local area being mentioned on such a massive show!

Now, if you’ll form an orderly queue we can sign autorgraphs….we’re off to do carpool karaoke next!

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