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People in Kent have gone viral including Les Misérables lockdown song and Michael Spicer's Room Next Door

It's estimated more than 100 million photos and videos are added to Instagram every day, not to mention a whopping 300 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every single minute.

With all of this content available it can be difficult to get noticed, but Kent has had it's fair share of people making a digital splash over the years.

Just this week, a family from Faversham took the nation by storm after filming their rendition of One Day More from the hit musical Les Misérables.

The video of dad Dr Ben Marsh singing his heart out along with wife Danielle and children Alfie, Thomas, Ella and Tess, amassed a whopping four million views on Facebook.

News of their viral success even hit national TV, with ITV presenter Holly Willoughby finding herself in tears at the family's lockdown-themed version of the classic song.

Dr Marsh told KentOnline he hoped the family performance would give other families ideas of ways to pass the time.

He said: "Hopefully it will give parents an idea of how to keep the kids occupied - besides from doing Joe Wicks or watching Netflix."

A Medway mum found herself all over Facebook in 2018 after posting her own unique response to the Kiki challenge.

Donna Fenn, of Sycamore Road, Rochester, racked up more than 4.5 million views posting herself dancing along to the now-infamous Baby Shark song.

The Kiki challenge found people all over the world filming themselves getting out of moving cars and dancing alongside to Canadian rapper Drake's 'In My Feelings,' but Donna had her own reasons for adapting the challenge.

She said: "My 17-year-old daughter was watching all the Kiki challenges, and I didn't even know what the song was.

"She told me I wouldn't know if it's not a Peppa Pig or Baby Shark song, so I decided to make the video for all the other mums out there that feel the same way."

A Kent grandmother had the internet cackling in 2016 after her granddaughter posted her surprising reaction to a face swap app.

The clip shows Sheila Watts in fits of laughter as she watches her face transform into celebrities including Marilyn Monroe and Beyonce.

Her granddaughter Charlie posted the video on Facebook, which was viewed more than three million times.

Speaking to the kmfm Breakfast team at the time, Sheila said: "We were in the kitchen and Charlie went 'oh look at this, nan'.

"I said that 'lady's got my top on. She's got my scarf Charlie!' And then she put my face on it and I said 'Oh my god' and we just sat there laughing."

A man from Kennington, Ashford, has been delighting people all over Twitter with his sketches that lampoon famous politicians, which have been collectively watched more than 35 million times.

Michael Spicer found people all over the country watching his short sketches, dubbed 'the room next door,' which depict him as a fictional adviser trying to stop major world leaders from embarrassing themselves.

The 42-year-old uses footage of speeches and cuts to himself in another room, pretending he has an earpiece on as the politicians frequently make fools of themselves.

In his recent video, which has been viewed 1.3 million times on Twitter, Mr Spicer refers to Donald Trump as "a useless picnic basket full of mince".

Now with more than a quarter of a million people following him on the platform, Mr Spicer took to the stage of the Gulbenkian theatre in Canterbury in February to bring his sketches to life.

A KMTV reporter found his face all over the internet after something surprising happened during a live broadcast.

Cameron Tucker was reporting from Hoath, near Canterbury, on the outcome of a cannabis cultivation court case when a rather unexpected guest appeared in the background.

During the broadcast, a man was seen running from the house with a large plant in his hands.

The video was viewed millions of times around the world, and featured in the South China Morning Post as well as The Jimmy Kimmel Show in the US.

Speaking about the unexpected event, Cameron said: "Friends around the country started saying they'd seen it on LadBible or in the Metro and that was pretty bonkers."

A sweary song about the Dartford Crossing went viral in 2018. Picture: Dan Elliott.
A sweary song about the Dartford Crossing went viral in 2018. Picture: Dan Elliott.

A song complaining about the Dartford Crossing went viral on Facebook in 2018 and was released as a quirky Christmas single.

Dartford Tolls is sung by Annie Humphrey of the popular Essex band Frog On A Rocket, and it was written by Simon Harris, the creator of satirical fake news websites including Southend News Network and U OK hun.

Producers said the sweary song had been watched more than 1.5 million times in total, encouraging a group of people on Facebook to try and make it Christmas number one. It didn't work.

The song refers to the endless queues, the removal of the toll booths and how this hasn’t made things any better, fines, and most importantly the broken promise that the crossing would be free of charge once it was all paid for.

When the nation was at the height of football fever during the 2018 World Cup, some people took to celebrating the sudden success of England with videos of their own.

People from Sheppey decided to re-embrace the classic Three Lions anthem with a video that delighted people on Facebook.

Mark D Strawbridge posted footage of a group of fans recreating the famous march from the 1998 Fat Les music video, which racked up thousands of views of Facebook.

In the 49-second clip, more and more people join in the march until a sea of fans are chanting and marching down the street.

And just like the original, there's even a man in his underpants.

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