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Hoo boy! This is like a convention of the cream of British male acting talent, and someone’s calling the register.
Colin Firth? “Here sir!”
Gary Oldman? “Present!”
Tom Hardy? “Aye, sir”
Mark Strong? “Sir, yes sir!”
Toby Jones? “Yes sir”
Benedict Cumberbatch? “Here!”
And John Hurt? Hurt? Are you here? Come on we simply cannot do this thing without John Hurt. Show yourself, man!
“Sorry sir, here sir!”
Right, let’s play this astonishingly tense trailer thing, shall we?
Yeah. Just, yeah. Am I wrong?
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Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 15 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME, Guardian and MSN. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Radio 2.
He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage.
Fraser invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic