Nails being bitten, tummies a-flutter.. who will win this year’s Labour Leader contest? Months of preparation has brought us to this moment, there’s been sweat, tears & laughter. As all true reality TV contestents know, there is an unwritten rule which means they have to wish each other well and convince us they are all best friends and it doesnt matter who wins..
The auditorium is full and buzzing with excitement as we are shown each contestants “Journey”…. Enter Dermot O’Leary, looking suave and classy, clasping a large golden envelope..
The contestents take their places, nervously smiling as Dermot ushers them all to surround him. The lights drop, spotlights on the 6 people waiting on the stage. You could hear a pin drop.
Dermot “In no particular order, the three NOT going through to the Final of Labour Leadership are”… “Candidate 2, sorry you are going home”.. Candidate 5, you MIGHT be the new Labour Leader”.. Candidate 1, you are going home” Candidate 3″.. you will find out after this break..”
“Welcome back to the Labour Leadership competition 2010”, lights fall.. hush returns to the auditorium..
Candidates 3 and 4 are clinging to each other for support, desperately wishing the other goes home.. “Candidate 3, you ARE going home.. ”
The rejected Candidates slump off to the sofa holding hands and dabbing at their tears.. its over for them.
Back to Dermot.. one Candidate either side.. “A final word from the Judges?” Simon says “This is very difficult for me but I will of course support MY act, Candidate 4”. Dermot clears his throat, “I can now reveal the winner of Labour Leader 2010 is……..