Daniel Radcliffe reflected on a “surreal” experience he had on The Graham Norton Show, when Rihanna and Colin Farrell were his guests.
Harry Potter actor, 33, appeared on the BBC One talk show in 2010.
In a new reader interview in Guardiansthe star has now talked about how, on the show, he sang Tom Lehrer’s 1959 song, “The Elements,” which listed all the chemical elements on the Periodic Table known at the time. there.
“My most surreal experience was sitting next to Rihanna and Colin Farrell on Graham Norton and performing the song ‘Elements’,” he said.
“Now, I am very distressed. ‘You did the weirdest possible thing next to two of the most amazing people on the planet. What did you think then?’ But do it and [the 1999 rap song] ‘Alphabet aerobics’ [on Jimmy Fallon] both have jobs for me. “
He added that singing “The Elements” was “one of the first things that brought attention to Weird Al”, saying: “Sometimes doing something really silly on a talk show works. with you, many years later.”
Radcliffe plays American singer Al Yankovic in a new biopic.
Yankovic is best known for his parodies of popular songs, such as the 1996 hit “Amish Paradise”, a humorous spoof of the Coolio song “Gangsta’s Paradise”.
Strange: The Story of Al Yankovic was released on November 4 on the Roku Channel and is available on Roku, Sky Q, and Now TV devices.
Rihanna, meanwhile, raised eyebrows this week after news emerged that Johnny Depp would be making a cameo on her new Savage X Fenty show.
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