Comedy role hit for Blair.
TONY Blair's appearance in Catherine Tate's Comic Relief sketch has proved a smash hit.
A DVD DVD: see digital versatile disc.
in full digital video disc or digital versatile disc
Type of optical disc. The DVD represents the second generation of compact-disc (CD) technology. featuring the performance racked up the fastest sales orders on internet retailers Amazon's website ahead of its release next month.
And the DVD leapt to the No1 spot following a rush by buyers after it was shown on Red Nose Day last Friday.
In the sketch with the PM, stroppy strop·py
adj. strop·pi·er, strop·pi·est Chiefly British
Easily offended or annoyed; ill-tempered or belligerent.
[Perhaps alteration of obstreperous. teenager Lauren takes a work experience placement at Downing Street, where she turns her lack of charmon Blair.
But he has the last laugh as he utters her catchphrase "Am I bovvered?", much to the sulky sulky
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The DVD also features Doctor Who star David Tennant, Lenny Henry and Noel Edmonds.
The PM's acting ability has had a warmer reception than Margaret Thatcher's disastrously wooden 1984 sketch for the comedy Yes, Minister.
Amazon spokesman Ben Howes said: "Tony Blair's sketch was actually very funny and he obviously has a talent for comic acting.
"I think that, in terms of the night as a whole, Comic Relief pulled out all the stops this year, which is why the DVD is doing so well."
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