Philomena Cunk is back on television, effing the ineffable as she ponders the great questions. Questions such as “What is clocks?”, “Who was Churchill?” and “Why did Elizabeth I happen?”Diane Morgan’s comic alter ego doesn’t just skewer dimwitted documentary presenters and TV talking heads – she also occasionally stumbles upon universal truths.The character was first introduced alongside “Barry S–tpeas” (Al Campbell) on Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe, with on-screen captions listing her shifting occupations: “crowd member”, “showbiz liker,” “instant theorist” and even “flesh emoji” [ . . . ]
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Clip from brilliant BBC series Cunk on Britain, starring actor and comedian Diane Morgan.