Hugh Laurie versatility

 

Amazing talent from the star of House. We found the quirky medical series by accident and are now hooked. Love the music from his debut album too.

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5 Responses to Hugh Laurie versatility

  1. Great Freda. Thanks for this one. Have been a fan of his for more years than I can remember. He is a first-rate actor, comedian and a multi-talented musician, plays wonderful piano too. Saw him first in tv excerpts from “The Fringe”, donkeys years ago and he just keeps getting better all the time.

  2. friko says:

    I really liked Hugh Laurie when he was appearing in Sketches on TV here.
    I’ve not seen House. Perhaps I should try it.

    I found his voice not really very suitable for blues and boogie, not enough grit in it. Too white and English.
    However, he is undoubtedly a very good musician.

  3. cloudia says:

    House is based on Sherlock Holmes…

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  4. freda says:

    Interesting comment, Friko, I suppose I’ve just been introduced to the type of music as an adjunct from Laurie as an actor. There was a documentary on TV based on the recording of the cd from New Orleans – that helped too.

    Cloudia – the Sherlock Holmes attribution is spot on. That’s why it took me a while to get used to the programme (House) – I’m glad I stuck with it.

  5. Penny Nash says:

    Although I didn’t think that Stephen Fry was the perfect Jeeves, I did think Hugh Laurie was the perfect Bertie Wooster in the Jeeves & Wooster series. He is an extraordinary talent.

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