Adverts ‘fat’ joke ruled ‘funny’, not offensive, according to the Advertising Standards Authority.

Which is more than can be said about Jamie Theakston’s presenting on The Games which scores doubly bad on fatuousness (is this a word eh?) and gurning smugness. The actual commentator however has compared curling to “a game of chess on ice” and therefore gets a thumbs up from the Walthamstow TV scoring jury.