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Britty Britty bang bang : one man's attempt to understand his country

Author: Hugh Dennis
Publisher: London : Headline, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hugh Dennis has secretly been worrying about what being 'British' meant for nearly a decade, ever since his friend Ardal O'Hanlon had told him in passing that he was the most British person he had ever met. Hugh was unclear whether he was being praised, teased, vaguely insulted or possibly all three - because it has always been very difficult to know how to feel about being British. And then the London Olympics came  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Dennis
ISBN: 9780755364299 0755364295 9780755364329 0755364325
OCLC Number: 826659055
Description: pages cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. An Island Nation --
2. Please Knock Before Entering --
3. Topiary, Tulips and Titchmarsh --
4. And Now, the Weather --
5.A Battle with the Bottle --
6. Vote Now --
7. Animal Crackers --
8. The Father of Invention? --
9. Whistleblowing: Britain and Sport.
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Mock the Week and Outnumbered's Hugh Dennis with an hilarious and insightful exploration of the changing image of Britain and Britishness.  Read more...

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What do they of England know, that only England know? Kipling asked. Writing about your own country is the hardest thing to do. Hugh Dennis has inspected our sceptred isle and remorselessly scoured Read more...

 
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