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Jeffrey Bernard Is Unwell (1999)

Peter O'Toole stars as the complex, funny, charming, and hard-drinking Jeffrey Bernard in this live performance at the Old Vic Theatre in London.
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Peter O'Toole stars as the complex, funny, charming, and hard-drinking Jeffrey Bernard in this live performance at the Old Vic Theatre in London.

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Lady with questionnaire: Do you have time off from work because of drinking or has your work performance suffered because of alcohol?
Jeffrey Bernard: The situation is very much the reverse. Work frequently interferes with my drinking.
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O'Toole at his staggering best...
28 June 2006 | by (Liverpool, England) – See all my reviews

I first saw this many moons ago late at night. What on earth was it doing on so late?! This has to be among the top three things I've ever witnessed. Peter O'Toole's performance is simply staggeringly brilliant. Whilst not wanting to take anything away from the wonderful support, he steals the show whenever he's on stage. Which is all the time! It really makes you want to go to the theatre and see it in all its glory, but for now the DVD will have to do. If only everything I saw was so entertaining, with a few words of warning about life thrown in there as well, purely by accident but they are there. But what a life Jeffrey Bernard surely lived....


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