Any Spice is too much

10 August 2012

11:06 AM

10 August 2012

11:06 AM

It’s actually happening. Leaked rehearsal snaps (via Twitter) confirm the very worst suspicions about the Olympic closing ceremony. Yes, that’s right – The Spice Girls are reforming and will take to the stage atop five black cabs. What have we done to deserve this? Wasn’t dancing NHS nurses and ‘sick’ children bouncing on trampoline beds enough punishment?

With ‘Viva Forever’ the Spice girls musical opening in November, Mr Steerpike has a terrible feeling that we’re going to have endure the resurgence of one of the very worst aspects of the nineties. Come back Danny Boyle. All is forgiven.

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  • rndtechnologies786

    Good blog.

  • Billy Corr

    Surely the point is that Britain can beat the entire world when it comes to real vulgarity and tackiness.

  • dalai guevara

    You are right Steerpike – we’d rather see Alex Salmond hold a speech praising the achievements of Team GB.

    And isn’t our Secretary of State for Culture, Unencrypted Text Media and Sport such a fine person of integrity? The mother of my wife thinks he’s the ideal son-in-law…

  • WetherspoonThree

    Look, I suspect there were some pretty ‘tacky’ displays in the coliseum towards the final days of the Roman Empire.

    • alexsandr

      Mr Wetherspoonthree. you are not suggesting they are going to release the lions on the spice girls are you?

      • WetherspoonThree

        alexsandr…not doubt the plebs would be hugely amused by such a ‘amusing’ spectacle and of course, there is fat chance that one of the group is a modern day Androcles either!

  • tomdaylight

    With any luck, they might fall under the cabs.