Making life awkward for ourselves, one rainy day at a time
Making life awkward for ourselves, one rainy day at a time.
Since 2012, the Very British Problems (@SoVeryBritish) Twitter account has chronicled the strange day-to-day behaviours and peculiar worries of the British to its 1.5 million followers. Think you’re an oddball? Take a look and find comfort in the revelation that you are not alone.
The Very British Problems official Facebook page posts the best of the @SoVeryBritish Twitter feed as well as longer articles and photos to its half a million members, causing hours of tense, furious debate around serious issues, such as when the milk should go in. You can also follow VBP on Instagram.
Wear and display your awkwardness with pride by purchasing a t-shirt, tote bag or tea towel from the Very British Problems Teemill shop. All products are printed in the UK on premium quality 100% soft organic cotton made in an ethically accredited wind-powered factory.
Very British Problems (2013) Form an orderly queue for Rob Temple’s tea-spillingly funny book, Very British Problems (2013), inspired by the @SoVeryBritish Twitter phenomenon, which reveals all the ways in which we are a nation struggling to make it through every day without saying sorry to an inanimate object. Buy here
More Very British Problems (2016) The second VBP paperback book (previously released as Very British Problems Abroad in hardback) is an affectionate investigation into the cultural quirks and strange obsessions that make us so very British when we leave the country. Pack your Marmite and Factor 500 and prepare for a bumpy ride (probably to Spain). Buy here
Join Britain’s most famous faces as they discuss the nation’s capacity for cringe - from the horror of small talk to gratuitous apologising and the mighty struggle to express our true feelings - in Channel 4’s Very British Problems, based on the bestselling book of the same name.
Now in its second series and starring James Corden, Stephen Mangan, Vic Reeves, Danny Dyer, Julie Walters and a host of other household names, you can catch up on every episode on All4 and stream on Netflix USA.
20/10/16. New Book: More Very British Problemspaperback is out now. The sequel to the bestselling book Very British Problems (previously published as the Very British Problems Abroad hardback) is available to buy now. Detailing all the agonies Brits face on their holidays, from the airport to the beach and back again, this should provide an adequate gift to a reasonably good friend. Simply click here to get your copy.
28/09/16. Very British Problems series 1 and 2 now on Netflix USA and Canada - The most awkward television show in British viewing history has crossed the pond. Join James Corden, Stephen Mangan, Danny Dyer, Jack Whitehall, David Tennant, Catherine Tate and more to explore the agony of school life, the pitfalls of family and friends and what occurs when Brits venture abroad.