In no particular order, here’s our top 5 fictional tea drinking characters.
1. Hercule Poirot
Agatha Christie’s fictional detective was known for drinking his tisanes (herbal tea).
2. Ana In Fifty Shades of Grey
A current chart topper in the in the fiction lists, E.L. James’ “Fifty Shades” trilogy has a lead character, Ana, who loves to drink her English Breakfast tea. Let’s hope her tea drinking is not replaced with coffee drinking come the film adaptation!
3. Captain Jean Luc Picard
Captain Jean Luc Picard from Star Trek was famous for his fondness of earl grey tea, he always asked for “Tea. Earl Grey. Hot.”
4. Precious Ramotswe , No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency
In Alexander McCall Smith’s “No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency”, Precious Ramotswe enjoys a cup of rooibos tea, regularly brewing a pot of tea in order to ponder a case.
5. Arthur Dent, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
Arthur Dent was always in search of a perfect cup of tea, the only difference between his search and our search, at Mama Tea, was that his search was taking place in the outer reaches of the galaxy whereas our search takes place here on earth!
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