David Cameron Just Attempted A Yorkshire Accent

    He was channelling William Hague.

    David Cameron attempted a Yorkshire accent while delivering his keynote address at the Conservative party annual conference.

    BBC Parliament

    (Click on the button in the bottom right to get audio).

    The leader of the Conservatives made the remark while praising former party leader and foreign secretary William Hague.

    But the internet was split over whether his accent was any good.

    Could someone settle the "David Cameron Yorkshire accent" debate please.

    Jim Waterson@jimwaterson

    Could someone settle the "David Cameron Yorkshire accent" debate please.

    11:57 AM - 01 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Quite a few people were pretty unimpressed.

    Fuck sake that was the worst Yorkshire accent I've ever heard

    Jane Merrick@janemerrick23

    Fuck sake that was the worst Yorkshire accent I've ever heard

    11:55 AM - 01 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Cameron does Yorkshire accent. Urgh. #CPC14

    Tom Gk@tomgk_RN

    Cameron does Yorkshire accent. Urgh. #CPC14

    11:56 AM - 01 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    And some felt embarrassed.

    Rather cringeworthy attempt at a Yorkshire accent by Cameron... #CPC14

    Ben@RamblingManc

    Rather cringeworthy attempt at a Yorkshire accent by Cameron... #CPC14

    11:57 AM - 01 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    But others thought he did a pretty good job.

    David Cameron’s northern accent really was just marvellous. #CPC14

    Dylan H Morris@TorySwing

    David Cameron’s northern accent really was just marvellous. #CPC14

    11:55 AM - 01 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    DC imitates Hague and does a Yorkshire accent. Brilliant stuff. #CPC14

    Benjamin Pelc@screwlabour

    DC imitates Hague and does a Yorkshire accent. Brilliant stuff. #CPC14

    11:55 AM - 01 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Well, at least he can line up some voiceover appearances whenever he's no longer leading the country.

    David Cameron attempting a Yorkshire accent, presumably lining up a role in Emmerdale for late 2015.

    Mark Grainger@MarkGrainger

    David Cameron attempting a Yorkshire accent, presumably lining up a role in Emmerdale for late 2015.

    11:58 AM - 01 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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