Director: Michael Winterbottom Writer: None Cinematographer: Ben Smithard Editors: Mags Arnold & Paul Monaghan Production Designer: None Costume Designer: Celia Yau Music: Michael Nyman Cast: Steve Coogan & Rob Brydon
Filming Location: N/A
Steve Coogan has been asked by The Observer to tour the country’s finest restaurants, but after his girlfriend backs out on him he must take his best friend and source of eternal aggravation, Rob Brydon.
❤ – Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon both appear as a version of themselves on a trip filled with food and friendship. The food is there for them to review at fancy English restaurants, but the real focus is on their amusing friendship and conversations. I’m not familiar with Brydon as I am with Coogan, but that didn’t matter because they are genuinely funny together. That’s clearly evident from the non-existent script and instead a riotous improv coming from these two witty British men. As one of the tagline says – “Experience the fine art of dinner conversation.”
Coogan V Brydon’s Riotously Funny Sparring Is A Hoot. The Food And Scenery Porn Is Delectable.
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