Englandland: BBC plans a theme-park


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#3

I always stay for the Poppins.


#4

There’s a Baudrillard reference to make here but then I never could finish that book.


#5

Looking forward to watching Clarkson, Hammond and May destroy it in an future episode.


#6

Anyone else read England, England? It’s about the creation of just such a theme park on the Isle of Wight


#7

“For a more real EnglandLand experience, exit park.”


#8

Clarkson Island becomes reality!


#9

They should have a Monty Python attraction.


#10

Like this?


#11

Hasn’t Prince Charles already built Englandland?


#12

Englandland. That was a hilarious fake vacation destination in the March '75 issue of National Lampoon. The late Sean Kelly was the writer.

You may avail yourself here:
https://archive.org/details/NationalLampoon1975_11

The other thing I’m reminded of is Lord Sutch, and the Monster Raving Loony Party - who wished as a campaign promise, to close Britain for renovation for a year and re-open as a theme-park.


#13

I had tickets to see Screaming Lord Sutch in Las Vegas… But he died just a few weeks before the show. Sad.


#14

That’s as silly as building a California-themed park in California.


#15

cough https://disneyland.disney.go.com/destinations/disney-california-adventure/

But maybe this one will have The Stig?


#16

Will they have loud speakers that constantly play “beep beep beep” in the background.


#17

“Sorry, the Yellow Submarine will reopen after high tea.”


#18

Heh. Only in Ameri… oh, wait…


#19

Thank you, Captain-Joke-Ruiner.
You actually interpreted my comment in a way that you thought that I actually…?
I don’t know whether to be insulted on my behalf or sad on yours.


#20

Will only be complete with a huge crowd of foaming wankers, who are not racists, positioned just by the entry gate, tasked with keeping out anyone who looks foreign.