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Eddie Izzard: Definite Article (1996)

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'Definite Article' marks that thrilling moment when a promising talent moves up several gears into major stardom"--Daily Telegraph, UK

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'Definite Article' marks that thrilling moment when a promising talent moves up several gears into major stardom"--Daily Telegraph, UK

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Eddie's stage prop is a very large open book with selections of text from various examples of classical fiction projected onto the pages. Selections include "The Proposal" by Anton Chekhov, William Shakespeare's "Macbeth", Lewis Carroll's "Jabberwocky" and "The Mayor of Casterbridge" by Thomas Hardy. In all selections of text every word "the" is replaced by "definite article." Hence the title of the video production. For instance: "'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:" is replaced by, "'Twas brillig, and definite article slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in definite article wabe:" See more »

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Eddie: If you've never seen an elephant ski, then you've never been on acid.
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Brilliance.
2 October 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Awesome. Really clever wit and a style all his own...GO EDDIE! James Mason IS God!!! If you have some cash and are thinking of buying a new DVD, do yourself a favour in buying any of Izzards live shows. This man is hilarity personified. It helps if you know a bit about the history of the world and aren't put off by English accents, but any stoners with any cells left should get this (or any Izzard shows) NOW! Think of a mildly eccentric, calmer English version of Bill Hicks. Maybe I'm a bit off the mark, but I lurves Hicks, and I'm sure Bill's got some Izzard DVDs up in heaven.

Did I just blaspheme?!!


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