Fool Britannia Dom Joly filming in Southport June 7th, 2013 admin Latest celebs Latest News Shares Comments Fool Britannia Dom Joly filming in Southport Fool Britannia, the ITV prank show hosted by Dom Joly, have been filming in Southport today (Thursday 6th June 2013). Above: Dom outside Cambridge Arcade on Chapel Street The film crew set up hidden cameras outside Funland this morning and tricked people into believing they were geting electric shocks from metal posts. In the afternoon the set up outside Cambridge Arcade on Chapel Street where Dom pretended to be a jobsworth Health & Safety man and questioned people on the weight of their shopping bags they were carrying. Above: Hidden camera in baby buggy They were filming for the six-part second series of Fool Britannia will be shown on ITV’s flagship channel later in the year. Last year the first series attracted audiences of around 2 million an episode. The show was commissioned to help fill the schedule slot vacated by ratings-winner TV Burp. Fool Britannia is a similar in format but more family-friendly in tone than anarchic 2000 to 2003 Channel 4 show Trigger Happy TV, which brought Joly to stardom. In Fool Britannia, Joly plays a host of new characters including a Health & Safety man, a vicar with delinquent tendencies, an un-helpful tourist information ‘guru’, a picky nightclub bouncer and a butcher on the lookout for new meat products. Writing on Twitter last week, Joly said: “V excited re series 2 Fool Britannia – view series one as pilot…” Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Call OTS www.callots.co.uk Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!