Kenneth Branagh reveals preparation to play Boris Johnson in Sky’s This England

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Sir Kenneth Branagh has revealed the extensive preparation he undertook for his role as Boris Johnson in Sky's latest drama This England. In order to keep true to his character, Branagh stated that he had to do thorough research on Boris from interviews done while he was in office. He also said that he would be among the first on the set to apply make-up, which would include the use of prosthetics.
2 months ago·United Kingdom

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To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 videoSir Kenneth Branagh is set to star as former Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a controversial drama This England airing tonight. The Sky Atlantic programme, which was previously titled This Sceptred Isle, will follow the first few months of Mr Johnson’s tenure, leading up to the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic and su…

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Branagh said that despite his efforts to portray Boris Johnson, he felt responsible to ‘stay neutral’ during production.

2 months ago
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Sir Kenneth Branagh has said playing former Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a new series was a “unique opportunity” which he approached with “no judgment” .

2 months ago·Belfast, United Kingdom
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