Her incarceration in 1998 led to PM Phoney Baloney to gegg in, illustrating his (in)ability to get down with the proles. Good work, Mandy, the clever use of language that you filtered to Auntie ‘intervened’ (click below), it wouldn’t be the first or last time that the Great Ambassador stirred home and international affairs.
Her throaty rasp and predilection for a soothing drag on a fag a clear inspiration for The Simpsons’ Selma and Patty Bouvier.
Her love affair with ‘Knickers King’ Mike Baldwin in 1981 trumped Chuck and Dead in the telly ratings leading to a love triangle with more intrigue and drama than the royal rumpus to follow.
The Barlows’ recurring reticence at the thought of her stuffed marrow.
Her dedication to belt fashion
‘Deidre Beats’lampooning the trend of overpriced, over-fetishised headphones.