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don't worry, he's not dead. i would just like if everyone could take a moment to remember Chirs Barrie.
(Glad he's not dead. You did scare me a little)
The Brittas Empire was reasonably terrible too.
The Brittas Empire was reasonably awesome, I think you'll find
colon_closed_bracket @kiyonemakibi | 25 Feb '15, 14:48 | X | ^ This | Reply sadpunk this'd this
Incredibly nice man. Just an incredibly, incredibly nice man. Talked to him about Red Dwarf for about 2 hours and he loved it.
Definitely one of my favourite celeb meetings.
and you realise just how bad an actor he was.
still do a bit tbh
Not the greatest technical actor of all time, granted, but a good comic one and was ideal to play Rimmer.
Certainly a better actor than Charles or Jules.
Chris Barrie never presented Robot Wars with Philippa Forrester
Llewellyn went on to do Scrapheap Challenge with `the lovely` Lisa Rogers didn't he. Definitely the best actor of the bunch he was, watching it when younger you're all about Lister and The Cat but when you get older... it's all about Kryten. Wonderful character.
LISTER: Been there, done that, bought the t-shirt.
KRYTEN: ...he bought it and I ironed it for him, sir.
don't know where it is now though, could be worth millions
John Hartson too.
Maybe it's just their proximity in the schedules, but Red Dwarfs seems more and more like Blackadder in space, but badly written and badly acted.
The whole thing's dated very badly, but it was always low budget self conscious sci-fi fodder to begin with so...
Woah, let's not say something in haste we'll all regret!
Lovely fella. Just a nice, slightly bumbling middle aged guy who seems to never get bored or annoyed at having to talk about a TV show he made decades ago. In this photo he was demonstrating a Full Rimmer. He was also full of anecdotes about the Tomb Raider movies but there wasn't much call for them because they're shite.
Was literally in a pub with a load of mates (about 4 of us being MASSIVE Red Dwarf fans) one night and my mate was like `Fuck me - that's Chris Barrie over there`. Was just having a few jars with a few of his mates. We went over there after much deliberation about whether or not to bother him and we LITERALLY just chewed his ear off about Red Dwarf for 2 hours and he loved every minute of chatting to us. Absolute joy of a man.
I've only seen him in a designated nerd space, where he'd have been well prepared, so it's heartening to see that he's that pleasant out in the wild as well.
I also once saw Robert Llewellyn on an EasyJet to Berlin, and Craig Charles near a park somewhere between Archway and Highgate. Edging ever closer to Red Dwarf bingo.
WLTM the lass who played Kochanski...
of Altered Images
To think that I was going to make a lame joke based on the song "Tongue Tied"
Then again, didn't we all?
but she was excellent in Crime Traveller so get your priorities right, mate.
Yeah she was a terrible actress. But like fuck am I going back to revisit some niche 90s sci-fi that I missed first time round...
She just became Kochanski at the point Red Dwarf became impossibly shit (VII onwards) and was then written as some kind of weird neurotic sexist character, unlike CP Grogan's version.
"If you want to see some extraordinary driving and the resulting mayhem, then please tune into CAR CRASH TV on ’5′ on Monday evenings at 7.30pm. I have been providing the voice over for the programme and some of the driving is just utterly unbelievable. Enjoy!"
DIS IST DER AUTOBAHN
PUT THAT LIGHT OUT
and he's only ever been in really really terrible things.
The director of "Ooer, Sounds A Bit Rude" in episode two of Filthy, Rich & Catflap.
The ship's captain in the wall-poster cut scene during The Young Ones episode "Nasty".
The voice of Simon in the Adventure Soft computer games series Simon the Sorcerer (1993).
Gary Prince in A Prince Among Men (1997–98).
A French revolutionary/"ambassador" in the Blackadder The Third episode "Nob And Nobility".
Hillary the Butler in the films Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) and Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003).
Doubting Thomas in a small series of television advertisements for Anglian Windows.
The voice of Jif Micro Liquid.
The voices of Captain Smollett and Ben Gunn in The Legends of Treasure Island.
Appearances on the BBC Radio 4 sketch show Son of Cliché.
Voice impersonations on recordings by Frankie Goes to Hollywood:
as Ronald Reagan on the 12-inch release of "Two Tribes".
as Mike Read, banning the single "Relax", on the 12-inch release of "The Power of Love".
as HRH Prince Charles on "Tag", from the album Welcome to the Pleasuredome.
Voice impersonation of Robin Day on the Art of Noise track "Close Up".
Voice of a motorbike racing commentator in episode 3 of the BBC Comedy series "Grace and Favour".
Voice of Ronald Reagan in the video to Genesis's song Land of Confusion.
His performance as Doubting Thomas in a small series of television advertisements for Anglian Windows was seminal. It was the performance that made me want to get into acting, and ultimately the performance that put me off. After all, how could I even aspire to such greatness, let alone achieve it?
During the filming for season 2 of MTV reality show Catfish: The TV Show, an episode was made in which the show was contacted by a 23 year old female called Alicia from De Moines, Iowa, who claimed that she had been in a 4 year long relationship with somebody posing online as British actor Chris Barrie, however the two had never met. The episode was never broadcast due to licensing restrictions placed by the BBC for use of Barrie's image and likeness.
and choosing Chris Barrie to be that person.
What on earth must have gone through the impostor's mind
(weirder than someone pretending to be chris barrie for 4 years)
is that the BBC both own chris barrie's image and likeness, and are protective of it.
and the BBC went 'Like hell you are!'
I like to think it went all the way to the top
He's a hologram, you fool! Of course they do.
Claim I look like him. For some reason Red Dwarf is a huge cult thing in the Czech Republic, they have it dubbed too!
I somewhat resent that particular comparison as it is always Arnold and not Ace Rimmer they say I look like.
a hastily crafted one in a bar at the insistance i allow myself to be degraded and wear it.
Since there were never any tiny helicopters in the spaceship
Or have I just walked into some kind of obvious joke?