Gordon Brown Begins Red Dwarf Project
A fusing of political iconography and Dwafishness.
14 May, 2010
Despite leading with what must be the most irresistible headline in reddwarf.co.uk's history, we should first be entirely honest: we're not actually referring to the recently-deposed former prime minister of Great Britain.
This Gordon Brown is a sculptor from Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire, and the Nottingham Post reports that he's creating a Mount Rushmore 'parody' which will feature the Boys From The Dwarf.
The South Dakota monument, featuring the heads of American Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt, will be recreated at a significantly smaller scale - around A4 paper size - with the faces of Rimmer, Lister, Cat and Kryten on behalf the show's own Danny John-Jules, who has previously commissioned a bronze bust of himself from the same artist.
The project is being worked on at the Longdale Craft Centre.
Children will be able to come round and watch me do it because I will be working on it near the entrance, said Not-That-Gordon Brown. You can find out more about the centre on their website.
reddwarf.co.uk has been unable to confirm rumours that David Cameron is constructing a version of the Venus de Milo with Kristine Kochanski's face.
Danny posts interesting stuff like this all the time on his Twitter feed.