In case you ever thought British eccentricity was a thing of the past, the 'Hang On a Minute Lads, I've Got A Great Idea...' coach has been craned into place in Bexhill, as you can see in this video
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I heard about this on front row yesterday. Totally bonkers. I love it.
It's good to see we're still No. 1 at something in the world
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"I can't believe it!" Aaah, brilliant...
No signature worth mentioning...
Loving the fact it's been mounted on a hydraulic system to give an authentic 'teetering on the edge' effect...
"This is the self preservation society..."
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I'm a bit disappointed it's not a real bus though, he's the bloke that did the room full of oil, that was pretty impressive, saw it in Saatchi's gallery.
Don't think there are many of those Harrington Legionnaires left now, though it's good to see they're going to use one of the surviving ones to take VIPs to the launch event.
IIRC the one used in the film went back to being used as a coach after the shoot, but was scrapped in the early 90s, which is tragic – should've been restored and put in the National Motor Museum or somewhere.
(Italian Job geek, not a bus-spotter)
I'm lucky enough to live in Bexhill and it does give me a smile every time I pass it.
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