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28/11/2020 15:27 GMT

The Timing Of This Town’s Christmas Lights Switch-On Couldn’t Be Funnier

The lighting ceremony in Bridgwater, Somerset, didn't go entirely to plan.

Comedy. It’s all about... timing.

So, the socially distanced lighting of the town’s Christmas lights in Bridgwater, Somerset, last week is comedic gold.

A video shared on Twitter by BBC Radio Somerset on Friday showed the lights illuminating before local dignitaries had finished plunging the detonator that was appearing to turn them on.

It’s rightfully spreading some festive cheer online: