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to think that Richard Bacon is knob of the highest order???

(27 Posts)
00100001 Mon 13-Jun-16 13:47:38

OK a bit of a delayed reaction here, but a few weeks ago he covered for Simon Mayo on drive time Radio 2.

And he just came across as a bit of twat generally.

all a bit "I'm fucking awesome, and i'm gonna let you know it"

ilove Mon 13-Jun-16 13:49:13

Yes!!! I thought exactly the same thing!

Princecharlesfirstwife Mon 13-Jun-16 13:49:55


Normandy144 Mon 13-Jun-16 13:51:33

YABU he's hilarious!

00100001 Mon 13-Jun-16 13:53:57

just take the first few seconds of the show "basically, you're all fucking idiots and I'm hilarious"*

*I'm paraphrasing.

massivearse Mon 13-Jun-16 13:54:55

Nah he's reet is Richard.

A different league to that dickwad Evans.

iremembericod Mon 13-Jun-16 13:55:56

I saw him on a train recently and he was fit


BeautyQueenFromMars Mon 13-Jun-16 13:59:20

Ooh, I'd forgotten about Richard Bacon. I used to watch him on that tv programme he did. Big Breakfast was it? He's always been a bit full of himself.

Floralnomad Mon 13-Jun-16 14:01:41

YANBU , he took over from Simon Mayo on 5 live a few years back and he was terrible , didn't matter who he interviewed the conversation always ended up revolving around him .

WordGetsAround Mon 13-Jun-16 14:04:33

I thought no one else had noticed!! What a twat - he is beyond full of himself. Far more than Chris Evans - and that is saying something!!

00100001 Mon 13-Jun-16 15:04:55

Yy Words

haggisaggis Mon 13-Jun-16 15:10:44

I stopped listening when he was on. It was dreadful.

MummaGiles Mon 13-Jun-16 15:12:58

Going to go against the consensus here but I really rate Richard Bacon, I ised to love his late night programme on 5Live back in the day. And Tony Livesy for that matter, he's great too.

Shelby1981 Mon 13-Jun-16 15:19:09

can't bear him!!!

BertrandRussell Mon 13-Jun-16 15:22:37

I've never forgiven Radio 5 for replacing Simon May with him.

Interesting that he's back locumming on the BBC after all his "take America by storm" talk...........

wanderings Mon 13-Jun-16 15:32:04

No one mention blue peter, of course.

SheSparkles Mon 13-Jun-16 15:33:25

YANBU all he spoke about was himself and how he was shmoozing with slebs in the US

ApocalypseNowt Mon 13-Jun-16 15:34:38

Didn't hear that but I did hear an interview he did on Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre podcast this year.

I thought he came across alright, was quite funny and self aware.

00100001 Mon 13-Jun-16 15:40:09

goodness yes sparkles! It's all like "yeah, I'm mates with X" and "when I was in this exclusive members only club, I met so and so, and now we're best buds"


supersoftcuddlytoys Mon 13-Jun-16 15:40:10

I agree, Bacon's a knob. I heard him trying to defend this man on his radio show who had many children being debated by a woman who is worried about over population. He just couldn't, he was reaching for words and trying to be all philosophical. What a pillock!

Itslikeyoureadmymind Mon 13-Jun-16 15:45:49

You are so nbu! I hate him. I love Simon Mayo and really enjoy my drive home from work, then I turn on the radio and wank bucket himself is there, talking about how amazed he was to meet Sam Cam...

Musicinthe00ssucks Mon 13-Jun-16 15:55:10

I once saw him driving around Archway in a convertible like he fucking owned it (just after his Blue Peter nose candy scandal) he comes across like an arrogant twat.

00100001 Mon 13-Jun-16 16:54:47

I'm pleased to have found my fellow bacon-haters grin

Queenbean Mon 13-Jun-16 16:56:14

He got sacked from Blue Peter for being caught taking coke didn't he?

OhTheRoses Mon 13-Jun-16 16:58:13

I thought you meant the Norfolk MP blush

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