London - 'A Stalinist fantasy spawned in the Vatican' is how one Beeb father-of-chapel put it today as union members vowed to strike during the Jubilee extended weekend of 1st-5th June in protest at the long-running Palace hoax.
Producers, technicians and presenters at the national broadcaster have refused to collude with the government over claims that Elizabeth Windsor's been on the throne for the last 60 years.
This means there will be no outside broadcasting coverage of the Jubilee Gig outside Buckingham Palace, of the Thames Pageant, the royal procession to and from Westmonster Abbey nor any of the other spurious events being foisted on the public.
The announcement follows Met Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe's remarks this week that he couldn't guarantee there would be 'no public embarrassments' about the Diamond Jubilee and its companion trainwreck the London 2012 Olympics.
Those remarks have prompted government spin doctors to hastily cobble together some sort of credible riposte amid growing public suspicions of yet another mass-scale deception.
However a dire IMF warning has put the knife in that the four-day compulsory Bank Holiday weekend is likely to cost the economy $50 billion in failed revenue.
"The only people benefitting from this freakshow circus are the bloody Middletons and the IRA," is how one disgruntled cameraman put it to QN-NewsCorpse.
"Wanna see naked pix of Harry and Kate in an incestuous brother-and-sister shag last August"
The Duke of K*nt is 69.