Here, he's the over-enthusiastic but under-disciplined assistant to a sorcerer, who tries to take a short-cut when his master is out of town and ends up with hundreds of magical mops flooding his home - and he's wonderful at it.
The moral of the story is that it's best to take pride in your work and do it properly, and also that you should just never clean house because it'll only lead to trouble. ) expression on Mickey's face when his master comes back and discovers the flooded castle, full of enchanted mops.
Stroke of genius Casting Mc Kellen, who tackles Toad's stiff-upper-plumminess with relish and elevates the character into Well, someone worthy of placing 46th on this list.They didn't make him a knight just for the fun of it, you know.Fun fact In the grand tradition of excruciating puns begun by Nick Park, The books on Toad's shelf are "Warts and Peace" by Leo Toadstool, "Unfinished Verse" by Long Tung, "A Brief History of Slime", and his scrapbooks, "The Tragic History of the Great Great Toad, Vol. Generally speaking when countries are embodied in the form of people, they're big strong muscly men, or women who make up for in weaponry what they lack in coverage around the bosom region.Aisling represents the spirit of Ireland in this medieval adventure, but instead of being powerful or a bit slutty she's a tiny sprite, an impish younger sister who irritates Brendan as much as she helps him.It is set to be a night to remember at the Theatre Royal, in Bury St Edmunds, as a gala evening of cabaret, comedy, West End Show routines and celebrity guests are all set to raise money for charity.
Stephen James, already regional champion, moved a step closer to winning the Eastern Cyclo-Cross League when he rode away from the Senior Men’s field at Trinity Park to win the final race at the Ipswich Bicycle Club’s “Trinity Cross” by 33 seconds, writes Fergus Muir.A sage advisor to Bambi himself, more or less, and a more streetwise (forest-wise?) character, he's a good friend and fellow adolescent in the big, bad woods.And that's pretty much all you need to know about a character who somehow manages to retain its innocence through the heartbreaking slog of Watership Down, through the savage dog attacks, environmental destruction and perilous journey, and somehow through Art Garfunkel's blinking Bright Eyes.Hazel (John Hurt) may be the nominal hero, but it's Fiver's visions of Watership Down that kickstart the story, and he remains the cutest and most fragile of the rabbits, even blaming himself for all the trouble the rabbits endure. Stroke of genius Imbuing Fiver with an indomitable spirit and an unshakeable belief in his brother, Hazel, that carries him through.Fun fact The raised eyebrow and disapproving stare with which the sorcerer greets the havoc his apprentice has caused was referred to as the "Dirty Disney stare" by the animators on Fantasia and modelled on Walt himself.