Watch: Sir Patrick Stewart’s Olympian (And Dickensian) London Games Skit

Sir Patrick Stewart

Oh now this, my Anglophenian beauties, is delightful! Sir Patrick Stewart, giving it the full Fagin as a ticket tout for Funny or Die’s spoof of the gold rush surrounding tickets to the London Games. And as if that weren’t enough, we get Simon Pegg in a Speedo, and Ryan Lochte mugged for his fillings.

Watch and learn, it’s a joy from start to finish:

Note: Some of the street slang used in this video has been made up, please do not attempt to use it in real life.

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser is a British writer, broadcaster and the the author of the book Stuff Brits Like. He is Anglophenia's resident Brit blogger, having written BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog, the Top of the Pops website, and for NME, the Guardian and elsewhere. Favorite topics include slang, Doctor Who and cramming as much music into Anglophenia as he can manage. He invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic
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