The most recent episode of the competition for menacing-looking chefs watched by people who never cook ended in confusion last night when there was such a long pause before the winner was announced that the show ended before the judge could bring himself to announce the winner.
Michael Roo, the judge concerned, says he took his cue from master chef and was so impressed by the excitement that failing to announce the winner engendered that he decided to take it one step further. Unfortunately he was seized by a sort of reverse-tourettes-type stutter and was so overcome by the heightened excitement of the situation that he just couldn't bring himself to deflate the tension.
Virgin Media reported a spike in calls from people whose sets appeared to have frozen. "You expect this sort of thing with televised chess" said Bert Smith - head of customer deflection at Virgin, but we've never had it with this sort of thing though the final of Britain's Got Talent had me fretting for what seemed like ages.
Greg "are you going to be ready in time?" Wallace is the acknowledged master of this particular art and his wife says he hasn't finished a sentence in years. He is reported to be disturbed by this recent challenge to his authority and reported from his sun bed that he will be considering a riposte.
Frustrated viewers will have to wait for a while before getting the result from the show which is now scheduled to be made next ....................... (to be continued)