And boozed-up Brand shocked the viewers with his bizarre portrayal of the Scottish king. "I took a big load of amphetamines, drank half a bottle of whiskey and staggered out as Macbeth. Before I went on, I tried to get myself in the right mood, so I was smashing stuff up in the back room, cut my hands and tried to make myself puke," the Daily Express quoted him as telling a foreign news agency.
"It was bloody stupid because I was sick everywhere. Some people in the audience thought it was brilliant because they liked that I was intense and mad. The people that ran the drama school said ''That's not what we're after''," the funnyman concluded.