Colin Firth Cool With BAFTA Fridge Speech

By Andrew Ivey | Speeches

Feb 24
Colin Firth BAFTA

Colin Firth's BAFTA Speech

Brevity and wit characterised Colin Firth’s acceptance speech at the BAFTA Awards in London.

In stark contrast to other less well-worked speeches, the Best Actor winner related a story about how his email declining the role in the Tom Ford movie, A Single Man, might have been sent had he not been interrupted by a fridge repair man.

Marked by regular laughs, his short speech paid fulsome tribute to his director, his colleagues, his wife Livia and “the fridge guy”.

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