Filthy Charlton: An unhelpful conspiracy theory

My neighbouring blogger Charlton Average was tickled to discover his corner of the world featured on BBC1 spy drama Spooks the other night – featuring the unsightly parade of overspilling, uncollected bins that he spent much of 2008 haranguing the useless chumps at Greenwich Council about. Go and see, he’s got pictures and everything.

Anyway, this got me thinking… the council’s (rightly) lauded for the work its film unit does in bringng this area to the big and small screen. Maybe the lack of decent bin collection was deliberate? “Hello! I’m from the BBC. Do you have anywhere nasty and unkempt where we can film our top-rated crime drama?” “Well, now you mention it…”