Off to the Dragon Boat Festival to race and not win (my team is quite poor this year), but first, go look up pretty much any clip of Miriam Margolyes on YouTube, especially interviews, because she’s more or less the funniest thing on two legs. She was on last night, but as I’m in Canada, I haven’t seen it yet. I’m sure it was brilliant, though.
Here she is playing a retired headmistress, vexing former student, played by David Mitchell, who supposed to be giving her a gynaecological exam on ‘Jam and Jerusalem’:
Here’s one compilation of her Graham Norton awesomeness over the last few years.
After that, go outside. It’s a lovely day.