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  1. Forget Alec Baldwin, Helen Mirren is ready to play Donald Trump on big screenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | Metro

    " >Rory Bremner have all provided some stellar Donald Trump impressions - but get ready for the Granddaddy of them all, as Helen Mirren has admitted she would love to play the US president. 'I love it.

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  2. The night rugby's finest turned out to honour and support Doddie WeirRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 12 | Sunday Herald

    ... noticed he wasn't 'a rugger fan.' But he was there to support Doddie, like host Gabby Logan, like co-host Rory Bremner, who gained more applause for his take off of Gavin Hastings than Donald Trump . And all did it for their love and admiration of ...

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  3. Checklist: 10 things to do across Scotland this weekRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 8 | Sunday Herald

    ... However, it will be screened live from the auditorium into the Beveridge Suite. Join Gordon Brown and Rory Bremner for a special, one-off Q&A session to mark the launch of the former Prime Minister's memoirs, "My Life, Our Times." Brown's candid ...

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  4. Interview: Harry HillRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 4 | Scotsman.com

    ... There are fizzingly bright and politically sharp ones (Shappi Khorsandi and Sara Pascoe), magic mimics (Rory Bremner and Alistair McGowan), fascinating, complex one-offs (Limmy) and attack dogs of comedy who turn out to be pussy cats (Jim ...

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  5. Former MP and Rory BremnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Hampshire Chronicle

    A Night With Gordon Brown and Rory Bremner is being held at Kirkcaldy's Adam Smith Theatre on Friday November 10. It is being held on the occasion of the launch of Gordon Brown's book 'My Life, Our Times'. Tickets: A 5 Donation.

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  6. Brown & Bremner stage one-off show in KirkcaldyRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2017 | Fife Now

    ... Kirkcaldy to university life and the joys and heartbreak in his family life. In Kirkcaldy, he will be joined by Rory Bremner who will add his own voice - and that of many others - to the show. Edinburgh born Bremner has enjoyed huge success as one ...

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  7. Newham teenager wins A 76k scholarship to study at prestigious boarding schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Newham Recorder

    ... Pop Idol winner Will Young, Big Brother and Animal Farm author George Orwell, newsreader Jon Snow and satirist Rory Bremner as its famous alumni. Iyanuoluwa added: "The people here are different to me, but they are still people. Yes, they come from ...

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  8. Piers Morgan speaks his mind on gun controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... voice stuff is OTT. I mean you no harm. Anyway there you are. Alan.' 'All the professional impersonators like Rory Bremner can't do it,' he said, 'so you have no chance. But seriously, pack it in - it is very cringey.' Of course, I then spent much ...

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  9. Interview: David BaddielRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2017 | Scotsman.com

    ... London with his two brothers. Cambridge and the Footlights led to a stand-up career as well as writing for Rory Bremner and Spitting Image before he teamed up with Rob Newman in The Mary Whitehouse Experience , then Frank Skinner in the Nineties, ...

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  10. Rory Bremner vs speech recognition software: we now know who would winRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Radio Times

    One of my favourite theatrical stories concerns the actress Edith Evans, best known for her exaggerated pronunciation . Asked once if she knew the actor Kenneth Williams, she shrieked, in characteristically eccentric fashion, "Ah yes! I remember! Very peculiar voice! " Pots and kettles, you might say.

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  11. Actors Michael Colgan and Barry McGovern on bringing Beckett to the EIFRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2017 | Scotsman.com

    ... They took I'll Go On to the Fringe in 1986, where they played the Assembly Rooms in an afternoon slot between Rory Bremner and Ivor Cutler, and, memorably, were chased by a policeman while flyposting with a bucket of wallpaper paste. That same year, ...

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  12. Fringe Q&As: Jess Robinson on her fourth year at the festival, red...Read the original story

    Jul 18, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... fringe memory is getting a standing ovation after my first show. Especially as met heroes (and now friends) Rory Bremner and Alistair McGowan were in the audience A couple of weeks ago I was trying out my new show. My 101 year old grandma was sat ...

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  13. Fringe Q&As: Jess Robinson on her fourth year at the festival, red...Read the original story

    Jul 18, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... fringe memory is getting a standing ovation after my first show. Especially as met heroes (and now friends) Rory Bremner and Alistair McGowan were in the audience A couple of weeks ago I was trying out my new show. My 101 year old grandma was sat ...

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  14. "And why not?..." Barry Norman dies at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | Croydon Guardian

    ... Image' puppet that had its own catch-phrase with "And why not?..." which I think was what impressionist Rory Bremner used to use. It then became Norman's title of his autobiography. Norman even took a leaf out of Paul Newman's book by producing his ...

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  15. Obituary - Barry Norman, film criticRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... catchphrase, "And why not?", was not his at all, but invented in a sketch performed by the impressionist Rory Bremner, and reinforced by frequent outings on the satirical puppet show Spitting Image. By the time he wrote his autobiography in 2002, it ...

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  16. Filma hosts lead tributes to Barry NormanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Hampshire Chronicle

    ... Writers Gyles Brandreth and Tony Parsons, presenters Paul Ross and Lizzie Cundy, and impressionist Rory Bremner were among those paying their respects. Barry Norman was more than an ace film critic: he was fun to know, warm, witty & wise, with a ...

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  17. Arcola Theatre - Summer/Autumn 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | IndieLondon

    ... Naylor has written for some of the most famous names on television, including Alistair McGowan, Lenny Henry and Rory Bremner. Following The Collector and Echoes, Angel is the third of his 'Arabian Nightmares' to transfer to Arcola. All The Little ...

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  18. The UK's most famous film critic has passed away, aged 83. Here's our 2006 interview with himRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | IcNetwork

    ... 73-year-old at the thought of him and Bogie having something in common. It turns out it was the impressionist Rory Bremner who first came up with the expression while mimicking the movie buff during one of his shows - and ever since, it's stuck to ...

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  19. 30,000-plus turnout sets new record for Borders Book FestivalRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2017 | Berwickshire News

    ... the weekend, audiences packed in to hear from the likes of actress Anne Reid, comedian John Cleese, satirist Rory Bremner, bestselling novelist Joana Trollope and wildlife adventurer Steve Backshall, to name but a few. The A 25,000 Walter Scott ...

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  20. Festival review: The Borders Book FestivalRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2017 | Scotsman.com

    ... few tales out of school about the Pythons and reheated memories A Fish Called Wanda. Instead, interviewed by Rory Bremner, we got something altogether more interesting. One thing that emerged clearly was a sense of the fear of failure that drives ...

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