Slane has re-written the dialogue from an old Monty Python sketch back in 1968 and updated it to target the recent reports of poisonings in England that were broadly and sensationally reported by Western media. Could it be that the Empire propagandists were trying to draw attention away from the World Cup soccer games in Russia?
The door of a bookshop opens and in walks Mr Roderick Praline, played by John Cleese. He walks over to the counter and rings a bell. A moment or two later the owner of the establishment, played by Michael Palin, enters nervously from a door behind the counter.