WATCH: Joanna Lumley Act Out ‘Game of Thrones’

Joanna Lumley in 'Game of Thrones'. Ish.

Joanna Lumley in ‘Game of Thrones’. Ish.

It’s a Friday. You don’t want to read anything complicated, and I don’t want to write it. Save that stuff for a Monday when you need to feel dragged into distracting blog posts by an enticing trail of flighty words and sticky concepts, as a way to escape the yawning maw of the week ahead.

Instead, let’s kick back and relax with these video clips of Joanna Lumley, beloved British thespian talent lady, larking about pretending to be big American TV shows as part of a series of commercials for Sky’s online delivery service.

Let’s start with this one, in which she embodies Game of Thrones through the medium of preposterous beard-wig and blurred crow:

Now give me Gray’s Anatomy, STAT!

And The Walking Dead:

There, that’s the weekend basically started, right there.

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Fraser McAlpine

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.

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