The Brit List: Minnie Driver: ‘A Bad Accent In a Film Makes Me Enraged’

Minnie Driver in 'Hunky Dory'

London-born actress Minnie Driver tried on a Welsh accent to play a drama teacher who encourages her students to put on a rock ‘n’ roll musical version of The Tempest in the ’70s-set film Hunky Dory, which premiered at South By Southwest. And she apparently worked very hard to perfect her straight-outta-Swansea inflections, as she told Lindsay Davis at SXSW. Watch the interview:


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