Tuesday, 7th July 2020

Man trapped in never-ending Normal People nightmare

A MAN is trapped in a never-ending nightmare of his wife binge-watching Irish relationship drama Normal People.

Tom Booker cannot leave a room without returning to find a young Irish couple gently courting each other while not managing to say how they really feel.

He said: “I was watching it at first. But then when I refused to burn through four episodes in one night my wife called me an ‘uncultured f**king lightweight’ and abandoned me, forging ahead alone.

“She’s watching it on the telly, she’s watching it on her laptop, and I’m pretty sure I heard some stilted Irish voices coming from her phone when she was on the loo yesterday.

“I don’t get the appeal. Yes, there are sex scenes, but the whole school uniform thing makes them more awkward than they already are, which is very awkward indeed.”

Wife Sandra Booker said: “It’s romantic. I’m on my fourth watch and already looking forward to the fifth. Tom can do what he likes as long as he doesn’t get between me and the screen.”