Dark times call for some light relief, so it’s hats off to BBC weather reporter Owain Wyn Evans for providing some badly needed self-isolating fun.
The decidedly dapper Wyn Evans had just finished his evening weather report from Manchester when the camera suddenly jumps to the weatherman playing the drums to the BBC’s famed outro music.
Posting the clip to Twitter, the weatherman-come-muso explained: “When they said try working from home I didn’t realise they’d expect me to do the music too.”
An hour after posting, Wyn Evans had more than 20,000 likes, and it had been shared more than 5,000 times.
And, as you’ll see below, he utterly nails it.
And the drummer certainly garnered an appreciative audience. Fans taking to social media to applaud his attempts to cheer everyone up:
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