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The best parody of The Smiths ever – from, err, Horrible Histories

The BBC’s Horrible Histories has had some wonderful musical parodies in the past (the theory of evolution set to Bowie’s Changes springs to mind) but this one is something else. A chronological account of the life of Charles Dickens set to the music of The Smiths. It is spot on too. The level of detail is superb, the Morrissey style …

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AshleyThe best parody of The Smiths ever – from, err, Horrible Histories
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The five best ever kids TV shows (for adults) – Press Gang, Horrible Histories and more

So the BBC is finally pulling the plug on showing kids programmes on mainstream channels like BBC 1 and if you want to entertain your youngsters you’ll now have to plonk them in front of CBBC or any one of about a hundred US channels. In the general scheme of things this matters very little. It does however give me a cheesy hook to highlight five great kids programmes that quite frankly …

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AshleyThe five best ever kids TV shows (for adults) – Press Gang, Horrible Histories and more