Monday, January 18, 2016


A new short film starring Stephen Fry will explain the essence of British culture to foreign visitors arriving at London Heathrow. The video, released on the airport’s free Wi-Fi page, features the actor, often described as a national treasure, musing on the etiquette of quintessentially British concerns, including agreeing with strangers, the “after you; no, after you” loop and cheering if someone drops a plate.

“From Snowdon to the Scottish Highlands and London to Londonderry, modern Britain is a truly extraordinary place,” said Fry. “No matter where you go, you’re sure to talk about the weather, will need something waterproof to hand, and are likely to meet someone who feels the need to apologise profusely for everything they do."

(All above are extracts from Travel.)

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