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January 16, 2007

On awards

I used to think that prizes were demeaning and divisive, until I got one, and now they seem sort of meaningful and real.

Bill Nighy, who last night was awarded the Golden Globe for best actor in a TV mini-series for Gideon's Daughter.  A significantly wittier and more cohesive remark than Hugh Laurie, who only managed:-

Thank you, thank you very much. My goodness, this is stunning, absolutely stunning. I am speechless. I am literally without a speech. Er...

when he received the best TV drama actor award. 


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