Continuity and other errors in British films/TV

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Peter Mugridge

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Not so much a continuity error as shockingly poor research:

In the new book "Rip Tide" by Stella Rimmington ( who, given her previous job, you would expect to get the research spot on... ), is the following line:


The train from Birmingham to King's Cross was packed...
 
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Not so much a continuity error as shockingly poor research:

In the new book "Rip Tide" by Stella Rimmington ( who, given her previous job, you would expect to get the research spot on... ), is the following line:

Perhaps it was a diversion as WCML, GWML and MML were closed!!!! ;)
 

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Perhaps it was a diversion as WCML, GWML and MML were closed!!!! ;)

Nah... definitely poor research; further on in the book ( which is set in the current era ) an undercover agent has just been subject to attempted murder by being pushed off the platform at the back of a bus in Birmingham...
 

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Nah... definitely poor research; further on in the book ( which is set in the current era ) an undercover agent has just been subject to attempted murder by being pushed off the platform at the back of a bus in Birmingham...

No wonder we've been no good at spying... :D
 
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