Had to laugh at the story about the London cabbie who suffered an awkward few moments of fame when the BBC mistook him for a computer expert and interviewed him live on the News 24 channel.
The real expert was Guy Kewney, a journalist specialising in computer issues who had been invited to comment on Apple Computer's legal battle with Apple Corps. Awaiting his moment in a back room of the BBC studios last Monday, Kewney glanced idly at the television and was astonished to see that the presenter was supposedly already interviewing him.
But the uneasy-looking black man on the screen bore no resemblance to the bearded, ginger pundit, though he was doing his best to answer questions.
In fact, this 'expert' was the taxi driver who had come to collect Kewney after his interview. But as soon as he had arrived at the BBC building, an excitable assistant had bundled him into the studio and equipped him with a clip-on microphone before he had a chance to protest.
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