Andrew Scott: There's No Need To Shorten Shakespeare

  • Published: 09 October 2019
  • 'Modern Love' actor Andrew Scott, who also stars as the Hot Priest in Amazon's 'Fleabag,' believes the works of William Shakespeare can be presented for modern audiences without shortening or dumbing-down the Bard's works. #Colbert #AndrewScott #Fleabag

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Comments • 448

  • Kel El
    Kel El  2 hours back

    I loved him in Sherlock he was truly an unpredictable villain

    • Lisa Ya-Han Chang
      Lisa Ya-Han Chang  4 hours back

      How can he be sexier

      • grumblefkitty
        grumblefkitty  6 hours back

        Uh, his Moriarty IS hot!

        • GoneCoastal86
          GoneCoastal86  10 hours back

          That man spread lol

          • Talia Hernandez
            Talia Hernandez  11 hours back

            LOVE HIM!! Even as P. M.

            • eoinh1
              eoinh1  11 hours back

              He was great in the irish film Handsome Devil as well

              • Kay
                Kay  13 hours back

                I love hearing him talk because not enough people are passionate like this.

                • baddmanaz
                  baddmanaz  13 hours back

                  Shakespear! There, I've shortened it

                  • Aya Ehab
                    Aya Ehab  15 hours back

                    I'm actually happy he is getting more roles and fame after Moriarty <3

                    • Priyanka A
                      Priyanka A  17 hours back


                      • Shuffle Them Truffles Babey

                        Black meer

                        • juan altredo
                          juan altredo  18 hours back

                          profound man in american TV talking about deep stuff instead of small talk, *result* : the shortest interview ever on the stephen colbert show

                          • Marie Carroll
                            Marie Carroll  24 hours back

                            💩 The Catholic Church could also let Nuns give the sacrament and hold mass. I know crazy idea.

                            • Don't be fatuous, Jeffrey

                              Living proof that sexy men sometimes DO have small hands.....

                              • uwu
                                uwu  1 days back

                                “I was brought up catholic” is universal slang for “nowadays I’m gay and an atheist, but feel kinda bad about it”

                                • Em E.
                                  Em E.  1 days back

                                  Andrew has such an adorably wobbly walk. 😊

                                  • arrghgarry
                                    arrghgarry  1 days back

                                    Nice hairline nice guy ,but HOT ??????

                                    • da96103
                                      da96103  1 days back

                                      What happened to his jacket?

                                      • nikiiters
                                        nikiiters  1 days back

                                        HOW IS IT POSSIBLE HE JUST GETS HOTTER AND HOTTER

                                      • alisa alferova
                                        alisa alferova  1 days back

                                        First, Moriarty was very hot, second, I wish this interview lasted longer!!!

                                        • Lovely Chavez
                                          Lovely Chavez  1 days back

                                          yessss!! I support this Shakespeare take

                                          • TheMagpieAndHisTiger
                                            TheMagpieAndHisTiger  1 days back

                                            If you watch Andrew’s Hamlet, you’ll see why he said there’s a good amount of comedy in it. The actors in it do a fantastic job of picking those bits out and highlighting them with good acting. ❤️

                                            • TheMagpieAndHisTiger
                                              TheMagpieAndHisTiger  1 days back

                                              “They didn’t applaud enough”

                                              Us: too transfixed by Andrew’s face and voice to care

                                              • Hunty Baby
                                                Hunty Baby  1 days back

                                                He was right and they glossed right over it

                                                • Artsfiend
                                                  Artsfiend  2 days back

                                                  I didn't love his Hamlet but his passion for it is great

                                                  • Angela Bonanza
                                                    Angela Bonanza  2 days back

                                                    He's so charming!! I've love him since Moriarty. Could easily listen to him speak for 30 more minutes without getting bored :)

                                                    • Jongdaesaurus Rex
                                                      Jongdaesaurus Rex  2 days back

                                                      Oh my gosh I saw Andrew Scott a few years ago when he played hamlet, it was an incredible production and he was an absolutely amazing hamlet

                                                      • Pan Vegan
                                                        Pan Vegan  2 days back

                                                        Kneel....just kneel........yes father!

                                                        • mende75
                                                          mende75  2 days back

                                                          His eyes. Geez.

                                                          • miavilla
                                                            miavilla  2 days back

                                                            Not hot as Moriarty?? What was Stephen watching?! Also, less than 6 minutes?

                                                            • Maya Sahyoun
                                                              Maya Sahyoun  2 days back

                                                              A long way since Band of Brothers😍 such a sweet heart HALL 😎

                                                              • anoja31
                                                                anoja31  2 days back

                                                                I'm so glad he's getting more recognition, but this needed to be longer!

                                                                • te fal
                                                                  te fal  2 days back

                                                                  Wish i could see Andrew scott and sebastian stan be awkward and cute together

                                                                  • wantingless
                                                                    wantingless  2 days back

                                                                    The way his eyes light up while talking about Shakespeare⭐⭐

                                                                    • personwatchvideo
                                                                      personwatchvideo  2 days back

                                                                      I need for him to close his legs.

                                                                      • Tapan Jena
                                                                        Tapan Jena  2 days back

                                                                        He is charming, walks in a elegantly funny way and sometimes reminds of Jack Nicholson. Adored him in fleabag.

                                                                        • Laurent Loutrance
                                                                          Laurent Loutrance  2 days back

                                                                          OK i'm gay for this men

                                                                          • DrIsshan’s Free Time

                                                                            Why is this only 5 minites?? Ughhh

                                                                            • Katia
                                                                              Katia  2 days back

                                                                              He should play Paul McCartney in a beatles film or something....Anyone get that too?

                                                                              • I'm Iron Man
                                                                                I'm Iron Man  2 days back

                                                                                Hello I'm professor Moriarty.

                                                                                • J Sun
                                                                                  J Sun  2 days back

                                                                                  The priest is quite hot.

                                                                                  SO HOT

                                                                                  • Nicky L
                                                                                    Nicky L  2 days back

                                                                                    There are quite a few married Catholic priests in Britain, they left the Church of England when they started ordaining women.

                                                                                    • HappySlayer81
                                                                                      HappySlayer81  2 days back

                                                                                      He seriously needs a new stylist.

                                                                                      • Rebecca Elliott
                                                                                        Rebecca Elliott  2 days back

                                                                                        I could listen to him talk for ages

                                                                                        • Elaine D
                                                                                          Elaine D  2 days back

                                                                                          I'm not normally attracted to gay men, but oh my god, Andrew is just sooo gorgeous...

                                                                                          • Jet Reyes
                                                                                            Jet Reyes  11 hours back

                                                                                            Marvel Is good yep, he’s out. Thus the Phoebe Snl monologue joke about having gay people to fall in love with her

                                                                                          • Marvel Is good
                                                                                            Marvel Is good  12 hours back

                                                                                            He's gay??

                                                                                        • Solange
                                                                                          Solange  2 days back

                                                                                          OH EM GEE ANDREW !!!

                                                                                          • ArtemisScribe
                                                                                            ArtemisScribe  3 days back

                                                                                            Stephen would have been an excellent priest.

                                                                                            • Thytos
                                                                                              Thytos  3 days back

                                                                                              So, because of this interview I started to watch Fleabag and now I have a crush on a priest.

                                                                                              • jennifer mckay
                                                                                                jennifer mckay  6 hours back

                                                                                                Are you in for a treat if you go back and watch his other work like Blackout, My Life in Film, The Duel, Dead Bodies.

                                                                                              • tylerpurrden
                                                                                                tylerpurrden  8 hours back

                                                                                                Welcome to the club ;]