Charity begins at home (counties)
DAVID Walliams’ Big Swim on BBC1 was genuinely uplifting telly.
The comic’s marathon swim up the Thames (140 miles in eight days) was particularly touching because it helped not just starving kids in Africa but bored housewives in Royal Berkshire.
“When you live in the Home Counties and not in the big city, you are not normally a part of these things” said one posh Doris as she watched Walliams swim past. “We will be talking about this for a long time.”
Remember, if YOU want to help bankers’ wives fill the terrible boredom between Bridge Club and their first stiff G & T of the afternoon, please pick up the phone and donate...