• Ex-Labour leader Ed Miliband was filmed calling bingo numbers in Doncaster
  • The MP for Doncaster North chose to ignore the famous list of bingo nicknames
  • Miliband, 47, was filmed by someone from the Thorne Branch Labour Party

Abe Hawken For Mailonline

As politicians tour the country trying to win votes for next month’s General Election, Ed Miliband has decided to fill his time in a different way – by calling bingo numbers.

The former Labour Party leader, who is the MP for Doncaster North, treated his constituents in the South Yorkshire town to a brief appearance in a local hall.

He began calling out the numbers but chose to ignore the famous list of traditional bingo nicknames and simply called them out one by one.

The 47-year-old was filmed by someone from the Thorne Branch Labour Party who posted the clip on Twitter.

Ed Miliband was calling out the numbers in Doncaster

Ed Miliband was calling out the numbers in Doncaster

He called out 29 numbers during the video clip which was posted online

He called out 29 numbers during the video clip which was posted online

The former Labour Party leader was sat on the small stage at the end of the hall and began calling out the bingo numbers 

They wrote: ‘So who wants to see a little clip of Ed Miliband calling bingo at the Winning Post, Moorends? I do, full video hopefully on tomorrow!’

The politician, who was famously photographed eating a bacon sandwich in May 2014, started by saying: ‘8 and 0, 80’ followed by ‘All the 3s, 33.’

During the two-minute clip, which has been retweeted 131 times, he called out 29 numbers and received a chorus of laughs when he called out ’19’ without saying the ‘1 and 9’ first.

He apologised for forgetting to do so and jokingly said ‘sorry’ to the group while he was sat on the small stage. 

The former Labour Party leader, who is the MP for Doncaster North, quit as leader following the 2015 General Election 

The former Labour Party leader, who is the MP for Doncaster North, quit as leader following the 2015 General Election 

The former Labour Party leader, who is the MP for Doncaster North, quit as leader following the 2015 General Election 

The politician (pictured) was famously photographed eating a bacon sandwich in May 2014

The politician (pictured) was famously photographed eating a bacon sandwich in May 2014

The politician (pictured) was famously photographed eating a bacon sandwich in May 2014

The only bingo nickname he did say was ‘unlucky for some, 13’. 

People who viewed the video joked online with one person writing on Twitter: ‘Someone found his true calling!’

Others liked his performance and one viewer wrote: ‘I love it!’ 

After his party lost the General Election in 2015, Miliband stepped down as party leader and has continued to be an MP – a position he has held for 12 years. 

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