British Stars on Which American Accent Is Hardest to Do | Vanity Fair

  • Published on Feb 10, 2015
  • We quiz the stars of our British Portfolio on their favorite royals, American accents, and which English traditions need to finally cross the pond. Featuring Tom Hiddleston, James McAvoy, Judi Dench, Emily Blunt, Matthew Goode, Felicity Jones and more.
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  • Tayky 456
    Tayky 456 7 minutes ago

    1:43 he appeared only here?!?

  • Nellie K. Y. L.
    Nellie K. Y. L. 4 hours ago

    Matthew Goode is so pure

  • Demon Dragon
    Demon Dragon Day ago +1

    I clicked for Mcavoy, cried in excitement when I saw Hiddleston and Dornan.

  • Zee
    Zee 2 days ago

    "i really love Diana"


  • Luciana Dettmer
    Luciana Dettmer 3 days ago


  • Brick Boss 2004
    Brick Boss 2004 3 days ago +1

    0:39 who is he again?

  • Crazy Princess Mero
    Crazy Princess Mero 3 days ago

    "Pipa middleton isn't she royal she will be"
    😂😂you are right she is now man

  • Elvis Parra
    Elvis Parra 3 days ago

    How come I wasn’t invited to whatever they were doing

  • IShipBullshit
    IShipBullshit 4 days ago +2

    james’ smile is so beautiful

  • Salma Ramy
    Salma Ramy 4 days ago

    Why the freak are they all so good looking?!! Also why THE FREAK is USclip recommending this just now?!!
    That's it. I'm done. I wanna be British.

  • Anthea Lee
    Anthea Lee 5 days ago +1

    Who's the blonde with Luke Evans?? SHES GAWJ

  • Kirsten Angeles
    Kirsten Angeles 6 days ago

    I love their respect for the royalty ❤️

  • Joey Tribbiani
    Joey Tribbiani 6 days ago

    "Diana.." *Sad voices.*

  • jungooyaki
    jungooyaki 6 days ago

    I wish I was British.

  • Miss ElleBelle
    Miss ElleBelle 6 days ago

    A club I’m jealous that I’m not in! 😤

  • Nia May
    Nia May 8 days ago

    who’s the actor at 0:12 someone help me😩

    • Nia May
      Nia May 6 days ago

      olivis thank you so much omg

    • olivis
      olivis 6 days ago

      Jack O'Connell!!

  • JKW
    JKW 8 days ago

    Where's Emilia Clarke ??????

  • bella hathwaymt
    bella hathwaymt 10 days ago

    Matthew Goode is to die for😫😍

  • chenle's dolphin laugh
    chenle's dolphin laugh 10 days ago +1

    0:20 "what's the hardest american accent"

    richard madden: *horse*

  • Lize Brand
    Lize Brand 11 days ago

    Who are 0:18 and 2:00 ?

  • ellen jo roberts
    ellen jo roberts 11 days ago

    Such fun, this.

  • Hallie F
    Hallie F 12 days ago +1

    Those are the hottest British actors and they got all of them in one interview. Even the downplayed ones.

  • imnotmakingvideosrry
    imnotmakingvideosrry 12 days ago

    i am a simple woman: i see james mcavoy, i click

  • Ruzvelt Vlora
    Ruzvelt Vlora 12 days ago

    0:19 my favourite answer😂😂

  • David Longri
    David Longri 12 days ago +1

    Last one. "It's the queen, n no 1 comes close".

  • Ashley Cork
    Ashley Cork 12 days ago

    Henry the 8th 😂

  • Rocco Bogi
    Rocco Bogi 12 days ago

    Pippa Middleton! isnt she royal? She will be HAHAHAHAHAH

  • Kelsey
    Kelsey 12 days ago +2

    DVD in mary Poppins

    searches for a clip to understand what they're talking about.

  • Birdie Kawaii
    Birdie Kawaii 13 days ago

    God, I wish I was English...

  • Candi Purple
    Candi Purple 13 days ago

    I was about to get mAd when know one said Megan !! But then I looked at the date 😂

  • casey
    casey 13 days ago

    Why do half of these ppl seem full of themselves lol. That might as well be talking with their noses up

  • I love food
    I love food 13 days ago

    Tom Hiddleston

    That’s the comment🥰

  • spiddyman007
    spiddyman007 13 days ago

    Where’s James Bond

  • spiddyman007
    spiddyman007 13 days ago

    Yo is that m

  • Setres09
    Setres09 13 days ago +1

    Came here for Richard Madden and was not dissapointed, his answer about what Americans need to catch up on made me laugh out loud

  • Georgiana Simon
    Georgiana Simon 13 days ago


  • ŁĕmonTårť
    ŁĕmonTårť 14 days ago

    2:31 Tom Hiddleston's face

  • Tom Jerry
    Tom Jerry 14 days ago

    Where is Pewdiepie?!

  • Tyler Durden
    Tyler Durden 14 days ago

    The royals need to have Charles and William and little George abdicate so that Harry is the next king. Seems like he is the popular choice for the next monarch.

  • Naief Alromi
    Naief Alromi 14 days ago

    Who are any of those ? I feel like none of these are actors

  • Conquistador
    Conquistador 14 days ago +1

    I don’t understand why brits think we don’t understand sarcasm. I use it al the time as do most people I know.

    • casey
      casey 13 days ago

      I feel like so many brits just think theyre the best ppl in the world lol. Not trying to offend anybody

  • maggie leppert
    maggie leppert 14 days ago

    If pessimism is something we Americans need to catch up on-guess I’m an over achiever :\\\\\\\\

  • Thog
    Thog 14 days ago

    America is fully of irony and cursing...

  • Gillian Halkola
    Gillian Halkola 14 days ago

    "Her... Majesty the Queen"

  • SilverSauce
    SilverSauce 14 days ago +2

    Richard Madden I Love You

  • dabesaround nstuff
    dabesaround nstuff 14 days ago

    They all sucking up to the royal family for a reason lmao
    You can even see it in some of their faces

  • Kailey Sullivan
    Kailey Sullivan 14 days ago


  • hieronymus b
    hieronymus b 14 days ago

    Love Kenneth Branagh's genuine answer for the Queen. You can see it's genuine.

    INDICA KID 15 days ago

    Lol sarcasm? Everyone thinks I'm a grandmaster at it

  • Amalia
    Amalia 15 days ago

    One direction 😂😂😂😂😂

  • Faunna Faunn
    Faunna Faunn 15 days ago

    *Sees Tom Hiddleston*

  • Marissa Morris
    Marissa Morris 15 days ago

    Roast dinners 😂

  • Giuliana Chiquito
    Giuliana Chiquito 15 days ago

    whY iS jamEs mCaVoy heRe

  • Michael Saxonson
    Michael Saxonson 15 days ago

    The only ones worth listening to are the ones who named historical monarchs

  • Kay Lace
    Kay Lace 15 days ago

    Thank god there's no Irish actors in this or I would've thrown a fit

  • Amelia Sterling
    Amelia Sterling 15 days ago +1

    Luke Evans is the best he is not as famous as he should be

    • Hallie F
      Hallie F 12 days ago

      Electric Scissors agreed. He’s awesome in the alienist.

  • JmacKiller09
    JmacKiller09 15 days ago

    Who is at 0:22?

    • godsandmonsters
      godsandmonsters 11 days ago

      Damian Lewis, he's mostly known for his role in "Homeland"

  • Dan Santander
    Dan Santander 15 days ago

    Que bellos todos

  • Nemanja Lazarevic
    Nemanja Lazarevic 15 days ago

    Sto me boli kurax za amerikanci. Mrs

  • deepbigeyes
    deepbigeyes 15 days ago

    Oooo ooo, the dumb, racist, arrogant Brexit one!!

  • esha n
    esha n 15 days ago

    I wanna be british now

  • Blunttalker 67
    Blunttalker 67 15 days ago

    They all sound the same to me

  • someone
    someone 15 days ago +2

    Who else said almost every word in an American accent?
    OH MA GOD Lily James and Richard Madden?! My childhood. YES. PLEASE. And the fact that one was shown after the other is...


    Lol just sit ,eat and drink tea and crumpets you british twats

    • Finley
      Finley 15 days ago

      When is your 9th birthday?

  • run me over with your car

    Did you get them all before a wedding or something?

  • Tex Conway
    Tex Conway 15 days ago

    Yankees. SMH

  • buckysfilms
    buckysfilms 15 days ago

    this was made four years ago but is suddenly popping up in everyone’s recommended section. nice one youtube.

  • rona kriszelle jauculan

    My fave vid on youtube as of this writing Idk why

  • EmJ
    EmJ 15 days ago

    1:47 don’t worry gotcha covered there. Marmite is one of my favorite condiments!

  • Thassila Borges
    Thassila Borges 15 days ago

    Who is the guy saying “there is more than one?”

  • Kitty Mittens
    Kitty Mittens 15 days ago +1

    0:12 and everyone says Americans generalize the British accents

  • Daniel Cowan
    Daniel Cowan 15 days ago

    Macnulty is British!?!

  • Kristen T
    Kristen T 15 days ago

    what exactly is a "New York accent"? They act like there's just one when all 5 boroughs have a different sound. It's like saying I love an English accent when they sound so different depending on the area.

  • K B
    K B 15 days ago

    Yorkshire pudding?? 😖 Noooo!!! Now Scottish Eggs... Idk why we don't have them over here when we love to wrap everything in pig meat or deep fry everything!! It's the breakfast that is the best of both worlds!!! I would make them over here but our sausage does not taste the same!!!

  • Alyssa Wilson
    Alyssa Wilson 15 days ago

    James isnt even British

  • Cobey C.B
    Cobey C.B 16 days ago

    Yorkshire puddings are a hit here, we just overcook them and call them popovers.

  • ¡Vale¿
    ¡Vale¿ 16 days ago

    Mr.Grey would like to see you.

  • Amy Coco
    Amy Coco 16 days ago

    And every single one of those fuckers are *absolutely* *gorgeous*

  • Millie
    Millie 16 days ago

    roast dinners

  • Ängelå M
    Ängelå M 16 days ago


  • Danny Atwell
    Danny Atwell 16 days ago


  • Catherine Field
    Catherine Field 16 days ago +1

    Irony, sarcasm, swearing, obsessions with royalty (mainly Victorian and back). I found my people!

  • Susan Ramirez
    Susan Ramirez 16 days ago

    All of them. Every time I hear a British actor trying to do an American accent they all sound like they're mumbling under their breath, except for House

  • bye now
    bye now 16 days ago

    disgusting bootlicking royalist scumbags, burn the lot of them

  • Aidan Runyon
    Aidan Runyon 16 days ago

    James macovy is Scottish

  • Username542261
    Username542261 16 days ago

    Not as good as I thought it would be.

  • Scottrick
    Scottrick 16 days ago

    Sarcasm? Really? America is literally the most ironic country in the world.

  • Baby Cakes
    Baby Cakes 16 days ago

    Aw I love Jeremy Irons! “Most of Saturday Night Live” 😂

  • Kate C
    Kate C 16 days ago

    MARMITE YES also James McAvoy looking gorge

  • Jonathan T. Brown
    Jonathan T. Brown 16 days ago

    So, so glad for the Revolution.

  • Josh DeRoche
    Josh DeRoche 16 days ago

    I’m more astonished at seeing that some of these actors and actresses are British and not American!

  • little mystique
    little mystique 16 days ago

    Well that must made my day

  • KingOfFansz
    KingOfFansz 16 days ago

    And here I thought i was expecting Tom Holland in this XD

  • Cameron Reed
    Cameron Reed 16 days ago

    What Lt Winters is British

  • Jennifer Jensen
    Jennifer Jensen 16 days ago

    Jamie Dornan😘😘😘😘

  • Michael Johnson
    Michael Johnson 16 days ago

    The British are just ridiculously charming. I could watch this all day.

  • DJ May
    DJ May 16 days ago

    Mcavoy is scottish

  • Gina Kim
    Gina Kim 16 days ago +51

    "I like Diana" Looks down sadly.

    • Figs3
      Figs3 15 days ago +2

      I really loved Diana...

  • Folox
    Folox 16 days ago

    1:20 when I beat me for the 5th time