Brian May

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Brian May criticises Sacha Baron Cohen

Brian May has slammed Sacha Baron Cohen after the actor pulled out of playing Freddie Mercury in their Queen biopic. May told Event magazine: 'Sacha became an arse."

Hanna Flint, Metro, 10th April 2016

Review - Russell Brand: The Emperor's New Clothes

Following the premiere of the inequality-focused documentary, Russell Brand concluded a live question and answer session, babbling meaningless nonsense at Brian May.

Jay Richardson, Chortle, 22nd April 2015

Sacha Baron Cohen will not star in Queen film

Queen guitarist Brian May has denied reports that Sacha Baron Cohen is back on board the Freddie Mercury biopic, and insists that his manager was joking when he confirmed the news.

Contact Music, 29th March 2015

Stewart Lee & Richard Herring: how we made Fist of Fun

Richard Herring: 'We got a lot of saucy letters. And someone even sent in a Brian May made out of liquorice'.

Laura Barnett, The Guardian, 5th August 2014

Brian May: Sacha Baron Cohen is perfect to play Freddie

Queen guitarist Brian May says Sacha Baron Cohen is the best choice to play the band's legendary singer, Freddie Mercury, in the biopic due to begin filming this year.

Samantha Booth, Daily Record, 27th April 2011

Doomed BBC sitcom gets support from music stars

Welsh rock superstars the Manic Street Preachers and Queen guitarist Brian May have spoken out in support of beleagured BBC comedy show Bellamy's People.

Such Small Portions, 10th June 2010

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