Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Peter Sellers did the best film parody of all time

Laurence Olivier's Richard III appeared in my list of Top 50 British films (full list here). Here's the opening:

Here is Peter Sellers' version:

1 comment:

  1. As some academic now claims that Richard III spoke with a broad West Midlands accent "Broadcasting House" on R4 this morning had Noddy Holder reading the opening soliloquy and it was very effective. I suspect even now that some bunch of luvvies are planning a production with Frank Skinner as Buckingham and Jasper Carrot as Clarence. Unfortunately Beryl Reid is no longer with us.