Anorak | Captain Birdseye Has His Chips

Captain Birdseye Has His Chips

by | 19th, March 2008

birdseye.jpgJOHN Hewer, the man who played Captain Birdseye on TV for years, in those adverts for fish fingers has died.

Old Mr Anorak likes to think of a face when eating, whether it be Colonel Sanders for fried chicken, the frighteningly deformed Mr Kipling or Anthea Turner when contemplating a chocolate flake.

As such, he is now sown off fish finger, saying they remind him of his own mortality and of Old Mr Anorak The Elder lying in the cryogenic freezer compartment…

NOTE: In 1971, The Times featured an obituary for Captain Birds Eye. He returned in 1974. Chin up, shipmates…

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