They’re all heroes of ours, ain’t they? Further to Mark’s post below, John will no doubt be amazed when he gets back to Blighty to find that his trusty old tactic, swearing on live TV, still works almost thirty years on.

Where’s Bill Grundy now that Ant and Dec are on point with their instant apologies? It’s a shame they’ve no sense of history past their Morecambe & Wise videos. How great would it have been if they’d have been all ‘Well keep going, chief. Keep going. Go on, you’ve got another ten seconds. Say something outrageous’ What a clever boy”?