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Somebody's watching you!

By Glostopcat  
Banksy's latest street art that has appeared on the side of a house in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire in the early hours of Sunday morning. These images were all taken early yesterday morning apart from V5 which is a large view of the artwork from a local website. The shadows that were cast yesterday morning were very strong which is perhaps appropriate given that these are shady characters pictured!

Tags: Photo journalism General Banksy Cheltenham spa Street art Glos Spying Gchq Humour and fun

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NDODS 10 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2014 7:17AM
Great set, and so very well done Ed.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
15 Apr 2014 7:21AM
Brilliant Ed GrinGrin

Nigeve1 8 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2014 7:28AM
Heard about this on the radio yesterday, great to see it, you were very quick off the mark. I like V1 best but all good.
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.8k 2403 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2014 7:30AM
I was watching coverage of this last night - thanks for uploading. V5 is the best for me, it gives enough context to be more rather than less disturbing. The satellite dish works perfectly with the story.
NaturesHaven 9 283 6 England
15 Apr 2014 7:44AM
Reminds me of the group Madness for some strange reason.............GrinGrinGrinGrin
15 Apr 2014 8:05AM
AnneB50 8 118 18 Scotland
15 Apr 2014 8:30AM
I'm very much into street art at the moment Ed and would have given this an award if I could. Agree with Moira about v5

15 Apr 2014 8:45AM
Did I see you taking these pictures when the news was on yesterday, Ed!!WinkWink

CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
15 Apr 2014 8:49AM
What wonderful artwork, Ed, excellent creations by both you and the artist. Carol
RonnieAG Plus
11 154 119 Scotland
15 Apr 2014 8:51AM
The quality of the artwork is so impressive, Ed: like both the full picture and also the closer inspections.
JohnoP 15 2
15 Apr 2014 8:51AM
Well documented Ed....V5 for me! And yes the group Madness does spring to mind! Smile John
Bluke 16 303 1 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2014 9:27AM
Lucky Cheltenham.. its brilliant work by banksy .... your shots are great...Grin
cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
15 Apr 2014 9:46AM
was on national're fast off the mark!!! WinkGrinGrin
Jasper87 Plus
11 2.7k 158 England
15 Apr 2014 10:18AM
Hot off the press, Ed, only just read about this in the paper.

12 10 10 England
15 Apr 2014 10:33AM
Saw the report on TV but like your takes very much Ed.
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 166 16 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2014 11:37AM
A great set EdSmile

mikbee 14 3 8 Scotland
15 Apr 2014 12:22PM
Something a bit different from you here Ed.
Interesting set.
Irishkate Plus
10 45 121 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2014 12:27PM
Well done straight in there on the story.
You've gotta admire his audacity and art!
Kate GrinGrinGrin
Big_Beavis 16 5 2 England
15 Apr 2014 12:59PM
A great set, I particularly like #5.

Daisymaye Plus
12 23 19 Canada
15 Apr 2014 1:02PM
A great set Ed. Clever artwork and interesting.
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
15 Apr 2014 1:36PM
visual news, very disturbing!
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
15 Apr 2014 1:54PM

Quote:Visual news, very disturbing!

Think this is my view, for the moment Ed. Still trying to get my head round it !!!!!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
A Booth 18 11 4 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2014 3:06PM
well observed and recorded set. a worthy departure from your usual work but still to a high standard of presentation.
graceland 16 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2014 4:07PM
15 Apr 2014 5:43PM
Brilliant idea from someone Ed', a great concept. Saw this on TV last nightSmile but your pictures do it great justice.

John -)
Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
15 Apr 2014 5:45PM

Quote:Reminds me of the group Madness for some strange reason.............GrinGrinGrinGrin
Your comment Suggs Julia!Tongue
pluckyfilly 14 351 33 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2014 5:47PM
Love it, how does Banksy keep himself to himself and not get caught!
Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
15 Apr 2014 6:42PM
This was done in the early hours of Sunday morning Ann, he'd staked out the place and had been staying in a house fairly close by for a week beforehand
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2014 6:56PM
Fabulous, just love it!
Brian65 11 2 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2014 6:58PM
Well done Banksy Boy. So your in the paper now.TongueTongueTongueWinkWink
Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
15 Apr 2014 8:12PM
Many thanks for all your comments folks they are greatly appreciated, I may revisit sometime and try and get some candid shots with people in interacting with it and some views of it from further away. I'm glad you like all these, v5 is a press shot, I didn't see the satellite dish until I'd already crossed the road so it was too late to go back that day, Ed
Greyheron 19 282 7 England
15 Apr 2014 8:52PM
Wonderful set Ed - brought a big smile to my face Grin thank you

15 Apr 2014 9:12PM
Brilliant Ed. Cathy
pamelajean Plus
15 1.5k 2214 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2014 10:07PM
I think it's brilliant, thanks for showing these to us, what an artist....comedian too.
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2014 11:53PM
Wonder how much the house owner will put it on the market for. Thanks for sharing Ed.
SimonFletch 7 3 2 Scotland
16 Apr 2014 4:59AM
Newsworthy, Ed, well done for being so quick off the mark.
Here's a link to the latest Banksy - in Bristol

Ridgeway 14 222 2 Ireland
16 Apr 2014 11:36AM
Love the idea of this and its exucution is brilliant.Well spotted and captured.
You can let them go now !!

19 Apr 2014 7:25PM
Fine captures Ed,
20 Apr 2014 6:48PM
Fabulous set of images, well spotted

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