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The long video of hope: 'Britain's got talent'

'Britain's got talent': These people are deluded (or maybe they love queuing)

Published on January 21st 2010.


The long video of hope: 'Britain's got talent'
Sleuth, Confidential's man on the scene, was walking along Hardman Street in Spinningfields when he came across the biggest queue for Greggs in the world – at least 300 metres long.

That must be the new pasty, the one with extra carrots, thought Sleuth.

But then imagine his shock when he realised that the queue was for some show at the Opera House for people who weren't concerned about a tasty and reasonably priced lunch at all but wanted a slice of FAME instead.

Sleuth reckons they'd be better off with a vanilla slice.

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9 comments so far, continue the conversation, write a comment.

Hero
GordoJanuary 21st 2010.

Whats this video thing, private?

Capstan5January 21st 2010.

Oh honestly. Why don't they get a life?

J E SibberingJanuary 21st 2010.

Lovely soundtrack of Sleuth sniffing.

Hero
GordoJanuary 21st 2010.

I was thinking that very same thing; if anyone in that queue (i just walked past them all) has any talent, I will give up food.

DescartesJanuary 21st 2010.

There was a dance troop with 'ICE' on their matching black tops, they looked like they might've been contenders.

AgricolaJanuary 22nd 2010.

Was that Sleuth's dog? The sound is very sensitve methinks on your camera.

Brian JenkinsJanuary 25th 2010.

I can't believe there are that many idiots in one town.

Smyth HarperJanuary 25th 2010.

I was in Manchester on Saturday for my Spanish class and was five minutes late because of the queue in Starbucks. It wasn't even that big a queue, but it did appear that most of them were "wanabees" and the length of time it took them to order suggests to me that Britain doesn't even have the talent to say "skinny latte with extra shot please" without bursting into tears. I was mortified in case anyone saw me that I know and thought I was in that part of town to audition. <br><br>Also, anyone else find it funny that Simon Cowell got a parking ticket?

AnonymousJanuary 25th 2010.

How do you know whether anyone has got talent without auditioning them. Does Mancon simply recruit staff by looking at them in their overcoats? Do tell! Pics perhaps?

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