Comic lends extra to Welsh fight

October 20, 2006

Welsh students have found an unlikely champion in their campaign to stop the Welsh Assembly Government from introducing top-up fees next year.

The comedian Ricky Gervais has given his permission for Cardiff students' union to record a version of his song Freelove Freeway , which was sung by Gervais's character, David Brent, in the BBC TV series The Office .

NUS Wales has now made the tune the anthem for a national demonstration to be held in London on October 29.

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