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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: My Gran said put a thimble on your finger and it helps you in case you slip with the needle and it goes up, into the brain, and death.
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The best comedy video I have ever seen
5 September 1999 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Eddie Izzard once more keeps a massive audience shaking with laughter as his irreverant humour covers matters such as fashion, late night shopping and sexy tunes! A 'must see,' 'must buy,' and 'must watch over and over again' video.


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