Edward Tudor-Pole

1. – Richard E Grant, Withnail & I, 1986. “We want the finest wines available to humanity…” The casting of Withnail (based on actor-auteur Bruce Robinson’s arrogant/drunk actor/toff pal Vivian MacKerrell) is hardly news to fans of the cult UK tragi-comedy. Tudor-Pole nearly replaced Johnny Rotten in the Sex Pistols – while Grant’s co-star Paul McGann wound up playing (the Doctor Who in the Hollywood version that went right down the tubes. 

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