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Funny story: Now Maddening Mail is twice the price of the BBC

Now Maddening Mail is twice the price of the BBC

There were calls for the Daily Mail to be nationalised last night as figures revealed the down-market "newspaper" costs twice as much as the BBC. There was fury among millions of people in Middle England at the shock news. Figures obtained by a fr...

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Funny story: BBC face big cuts!

BBC face big cuts!

The culture minister, Jeremy Hunt warns the BBC that austere measures are very likely in the next 12 months. It is highly probable that the already extortionate TV licence will be reduced by as much as 50% with senior managers and presenters being th...

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Funny story: Jimmy Savile Implicated In Nigeria World Cup Match-fixing Scandal

Jimmy Savile Implicated In Nigeria World Cup Match-fixing Scandal

World football's governing body, FIFA, are this morning following a new line of enquiry into the Nigeria World Cup match-fixing scandal by interviewing the pioneering former Radio 1 DJ and TV presenter Jimmy Savile OBE. Savile, real name Sir James...

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Funny story: BBC to honour Raoul Moat by building a moat around Broadcasting House

BBC to honour Raoul Moat by building a moat around Broadcasting House

The BBC has announced it is to construct a moat around its central London offices as a tribute to Raoul Moat. The moat is to be filled with the crocodile tears cried by BBC and Guardian journalists, members of the Northumberland Police service and...

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Funny story: Andy Murray To Shove Vuvuzela Up Rafa Nadal's Arse

Andy Murray To Shove Vuvuzela Up Rafa Nadal's Arse

Britain's number 1 tennis player, Andy Murray, came through his quarter final match against France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga yesterday to set up an exciting semi final clash with world number 1 Rafa Nadal, and told journalists he has "a cunning plan" with...

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Funny story: Intruder breaks into BBC News broadcast

Intruder breaks into BBC News broadcast

London, England. In breaking news, an intruder has trespassed on the set of the BBC News on BBC1 last night just as the nightly bulletin was going to air. The person, wearing only trousers and displaying a very ample waistline, ran across the fro...

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Funny story: National Crisis - England Fever

National Crisis - England Fever

17.5 people died when BBC ran a mock bulleting during build up to the World Cup 2010 England vs Slovenia match on Wednesday June 23. The fake news flash was meant to help stoke World Cup fever but it appears to have backfired dramatically. Three p...

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Funny story: Murdoch buys the BBC

Murdoch buys the BBC

All night sittings in the House of Commons enabled the Government to pass emergency legislation allowing media tycoon Rupert Murdoch to buy the BBC. The legislation provided for the privatisation of the BBC and thus opened it up for sale to the hi...

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Funny story: BBC 'Buzz Off' World Cup

BBC 'Buzz Off' World Cup

Fans may soon have the option to cut out the sound of the vuvuzela horns when watching the World Cup on TV. The BBC is investigating ways of transmitting an alternative feed of matches on the red button which would limit the buzzing sound made by...

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Funny story: Mick McCarthy In BBC Vuvuzela Cock-Up

Mick McCarthy In BBC Vuvuzela Cock-Up

Hundreds of irate callers jammed BBC switchboards last night with complaints about Mick McCarthy's seemingly off the cuff remark about vuvuzelas. For some obscure reason, the fans in South Africa insist on blowing these infernal trumpets, giving the...

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Funny story: Paul Gascoigne in hospital, Jamie Carragher has vuvuzelas for the kids, Capello birthday soon, oh I forgot we are commenting on Japan v Cameroon says Smoky Bacon flavoured Linekar

Paul Gascoigne in hospital, Jamie Carragher has vuvuzelas for the kids, Capello birthday soon, oh I forgot we are commenting on Japan v Cameroon says Smoky Bacon flavoured Linekar

The MacDonald triplets, enjoy a walk in the sun and share their World Cup experiences every afternoon. Today, they are all of a flutter after Edgar Davids told Adrian Chiles to start asking some really interesting questions. Enough, with the boring c...

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Funny story: London, Birmingham and Manchester Are Two Cities - BBC

London, Birmingham and Manchester Are Two Cities - BBC

According to the latest BBC report, London, Birmingham and Manchester constitute 'two cities', not, as is commonly thought, three. The news came during an article on the BBC's website about the US singer Chris Brown, who had been refused a visa to...

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Funny story: BBC psyche made public - "We're Cranford, you're Eastenders."

BBC psyche made public - "We're Cranford, you're Eastenders."

Leaked information from management consultants has revealed BBC staff see themselves as the cast of Cranford whereas they regard viewers as the cast of EastEnders. Director General Mark Thompson admitted there was a huge gulf between the values th...

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Funny story: Beeb's' Dead Queen Joke' an ominous portent says Hellfire Club

Beeb's' Dead Queen Joke' an ominous portent says Hellfire Club

London - (Grim Reaper Mess): "Ha ha ha! Nearly pissed myself laughing when I heard old Fatty Mountbatten had finally croaked it!" BBC WM radio listener Prudence Blow commented today. This 'typical' audience reaction to presenter Danny Kelly's gaff...

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Funny story: David Cameron To Ban EastEnders

David Cameron To Ban EastEnders

New British Prime Minister David Cameron has today delivered his first speech as the nation's leader, and has announced his intention to ban any further broadcasts of the BBC1 show EastEnders. Cameron told a massed media gathering outside number 1...

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Funny story: Johnny Ball Admits He Was High Presenting Think Again

Johnny Ball Admits He Was High Presenting Think Again

Former children's TV presenter Johnny Ball has admitted being "so high" when he presented BBC1's Think Again that he "could hardly talk". Speaking on a special documentary, 'A Load of Balls' the star said "Sometimes I was just so high. The adrenal...

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Funny story: Cash strapped BBC to scale back programmes

Cash strapped BBC to scale back programmes

The BBC has suffered as much as any other business over the past couple of years. Programmes such as Doctor Who have sucked up most of the budget, meaning that the BBC are looking for cheaper programmes to fill the schedules. "We've noticed that c...

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