Private Eye logo
rss
twitter
twitter
rss
12th
Sep
Cut and paste
Posted by Adam Macqueen | 3 comments »

Someone read the Guardian article this morning and tweeted “I can remember the first issue, which looked as though it had been run up in someone’s back room.”

There’s a very good reason for it looking like that, you know:

working-in-flat-1961-2

(and yes, that is an almost obscenely young Christopher Booker on the left!)


3 Comments »

  1. Comment by Stephen Buckley
    September 16, 2011 @ 1:04 am

    So who are the three gorgeous, pouting EyeBirds then? – and whose backside is Mr Booker observing so intently (did it remind him of the Euston Arch perhaps)?



  2. Comment by Tony Quinn
    September 22, 2011 @ 11:36 am

    Is that Booker’s mum standing up? Or Ian Hislop’s (mum-to-be-one-day)?



  3. Comment by Adam Macqueen
    September 23, 2011 @ 12:12 pm

    Ian Hislop was actually all of 15 months old when the first edition of the Eye came out (but living in Nigeria, and it was a long time before they got round to overseas subscriptions).


Leave a comment

Latest Posts
You wait ages for a sequel, and then two come along at once»
*kills self*»
Amazon up swanee»
McHackey strikes again»
And what do points mean?»
Latest Comments
Andy: ¨well, being a careful chap, I still have my Private Eye Orgy mug, made in 1965 ...¨
Justin: ¨Adam I strongly agree with you (that there are a group of us who feel like th...¨
Rogert: ¨I first saw the Eye back in the early 60's when I was still at school and a fell...¨
Archives
September 2013 »
December 2011 »
November 2011 »
October 2011 »
September 2011 »
August 2011 »
May 2011 »
March 2011 »
January 2011 »
February 2010 »
October 2009 »
September 2009 »
July 2009 »
June 2009 »
May 2009 »
April 2009 »
March 2009 »
February 2009 »
About  |  Contact  |  Privacy Policy  |  Links  |  Mailout
Private Eye, 6 Carlisle Street, London, W1D 3BN
© Private Eye 2014
rss
twitter
twitter
rss