The BBC are spending £1million to build a glass studio on top of Somerset Hospital in Green Point, Cape Town…and they are probably going to play only one game at the stadium here. Hey we are not complaining especially since the reason they chose Cape Town is apparently the following:
An insider said the corporation had chosen Cape Town because the skyline of Johannesburg was considered ‘too ugly’.
The article in the Mail Online (HERE) does how ever offer some reasons for the decision. They throw around sentences like:
“the perfect base for the BBC’s coverage of the World Cup”
“panoramic views of Table Mountain, Robben Island and the new city stadium”
“Cape Town is considered to lie on one of the world’s most stunning natural environments. ”
God i love it when the Brits use words like “world’s” , “most” and “stunning” in one sentence to describe Cape Town.
£1million seems fair considering the view they are getting is priceless.