So says a man who has just been offered a CBEMarch 17, 2016 Tim WorstallArt8 CommentsJeremy Irons has said he would turn down a knighthood, adding that he “ain’t” part of the establishment. previousJust say no to the sugar taxnextRitchie’s all excited 8 thoughts on “So says a man who has just been offered a CBE” Steve March 17, 2016 at 10:32 am Jeremy Irons has said he would turn down a knighthood, adding that he “ain’t” part of the establishment. How punk rock. Irons […] said he had not gone into his profession in order to conform to the status quo. “I became an actor to be a rogue and a vagabond and play by my own rules so I don’t think it would be apt for the establishment to pull me in as one of their own, for I ain’t,”… He roared, to whoops and cheers from his outlaw biker gang, the Hell’s Ironies? … he told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. Oh. 🙂 JuliaM March 17, 2016 at 10:41 am 😀 Mr Ecks March 17, 2016 at 10:47 am He should have stayed on Play School. Maybe he did and this is just him refusing to look through the square window. Ian B March 17, 2016 at 11:03 am He deserved some kind of award for surviving Eragon. So Much For Subtlety March 17, 2016 at 11:26 am Jeremy Irons went to Sherborne. Which claims it was founded in the eighth century, but actually was founded in 1550. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Shirburnians You know, I think that might look like a school producing members of the Establishment. I don’t think that any school that can claim a Black Rod among its Old Boys can be anything else. I particularly like the Old Boys who have been actors. Interested March 17, 2016 at 11:33 am Multi millionaire, flies everywhere first class, lives in a pink castle. yep, not part of the ‘stab. Apparently he has become involved in Irish politics down in Cork. I bet they love him. Rob March 17, 2016 at 11:51 am He’s so street. Yo, Jez. dearieme March 17, 2016 at 1:17 pm Ironsy of ironsy. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.