Posted by BE on August 20th, 2011
I can’t make out the brand of water he’s drinking, but believe me, I know I want some.
Helen Mirren agrees & has the underpants to prove it .. http://tinyurl.com/3h25tv6
The other guy in the clip was Alfred Molina, well known in thespian circles. Obviously impressed with Mr.Brand’s incredable improv skills.
Bring back “Just a Minute”.I still give the nod to the late Sir Clement Freud although Russell Brand seems to be heading in the right direction.Alfred Molina’s repetition call is drafted directly from “Just A Minute’
He’s a clever and thoughtful guy underneath that larrikin image. His column in the Guardian about the UK riots is well worth reading, (http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/aug/11/london-riots-davidcameron) as is his tribute to Amy Winehouse (on his blog.)
BE: Thanks for that, Judith. The Guardian article is brilliant.
Now I’m off to re-read The Tempest.