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Star Wars hilarity: listen to Sheffield student Godfrey Elfwick troll the BBC

by | 20th, April 2015

This is just brilliant. Listeners to the BBC World Service’s World Have Your Say show were introduced to Godfrey Elfwick, a student from Sheffield talking about the lastest Star Wars franchise, Star Wars Episode VIII: The Force Awakens. Godfrey says the character “Dark Raider” is “racial stereotype”.

 

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Godfrey Elfwick is a work of parody. Having said on twitter that he’d never seen Star Wars, the BBC got in touch:

Did Angela do any research? If she did, she must have missed Godfrey’s other tweets, like these:

 

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Godfrey pricked the knowing liberal bubble with a skewer:

 

 

Brilliant. Just brilliant…

(PS: is he the only work of parody in that clip?)

 



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