September 16, 2010

Henry 8.0

The British really get comedy like no one else. When I see these shorts of Brian Blessed as Henry VIII set in the 21st Century where he is living in suburbia with his long suffering last wife, Catherine Parr, I wonder why we've never seen Brian Blessed (who makes a wonderful king--see Black Adder and I, Claudius) play this role to comic effect before.  As usual, his energy is just shy of insanity.  Brilliant.  Here are two of my favorites--something funny for you to end your day on (I know you've been watching the clock!):







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