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Kernow King's Cornwall proves an internet hit

By CG_News  |  Posted: January 15, 2013

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DID you know Hollywood A-Lister Will Smith was from Roche? Or that a giant meteorite crashed into the earth thousands of years ago and wiped out Bugle?

Well now you do – and this is the real story of Cornwall, according to comedian The Kernow King. 

Caroline Quentin's take on Cornwall has divided opinion, with her ITV documentary angering some locals with its twee depiction of the county. But it has pleased those whose living depends on tourism.

However, the Kernow King has come up with his own, unique take on the show.

Watch the video below. Please note some of its content may not be appropriate for children.

The Kernow King's Cornwall focuses on the rather less glamorous locations and those your average tourist probably wouldn't even be aware of.

Episode one of the tongue-in-cheek in show focused on the place he calls home – Roche – and was posted on video sharing website YouTube yesterday. And it has attracted thousands of hits.

What do you think – do you find it more entertaining that Caroline Quentin's show? Leave your comment below.

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  • rush_2112  |  January 18 2013, 10:59PM

    Kernow King rules long live the king!!! And by the way a bowl of cold porridge is more entertaining than Caroline Quentin's Cornwall!!

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  • AnGof2012  |  January 16 2013, 12:12AM

    Kernow King published a series of media releases advising people who were Cornish and not English to state as much on the last Census. Having seen him live, he is unashamedly Cornish and believes that Cornwall is next to Engerland just like Wales. I have been a loyal fan ever since!

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  • beverly  |  January 15 2013, 8:13PM

    Kernow King - its all done in the best possible taste! :-)

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  • rags_n_bones  |  January 15 2013, 4:38PM

    LMAO "Kernow King" I av erd all bout e, and now i av zeen e better than jethro anytime lol

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  • youngcornwall  |  January 15 2013, 3:13PM

    It is nice to see the younger Cornish generation making full use of modern technology and putting their slant on things, good for you KK beats sitting around moaning and groaning all day.

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