First published on 18 Oct 2011. Updated on 18 Oct 2011.
Time Out's chief photographer Daniel Boud visited one of the greatest actors and theatre-makers this country has ever produced – and asked him to pull funny faces.
(Scenarios lovingly lifted from Vanity Fair and Toby Schmitz's @yourfacegame.)
About to deliver the fail safe punchline of your favourite joke you realise you fucked up the beginning
The TV goes blank in the dying seconds of your team's nail-biting grand final
You're a Romanian gymnastics coach, exasperated at the failings of your 12-year-old star pupil, screaming, "You are imbecile!"
You're a six-year-old who has skinned his knee in the playground, waiting to cry until your mum gets off her mobile phone
You're in the back row of sixth-grade health class, exulting with your pals in the fact that your female teacher just uttered the word 'penis'
You've accidentally texted the person you were having a heinous bitch about
You're a gangsta rapper being informed by a haughty bouncer that you are not on the list
You're a father teaching his daughter to ride a bike, watching as she takes a header on her first solo try
You are a four-year-old watching The Empire Strikes Back when Vader tells Luke "I am your father"
It's a week into your honeymoon and you're having your doubts
You're a first-time skydiver, reacting to your instructor's saying it's your turn. "What? Can't hear you! Sorry... what?"
You're a five-year-old boy sneaking your pet rat into your seven-year-old sister's underwear drawer
You're the seven-year-old sister, having just opened the drawer
More tomfoolery at Toby Schmitz's @yourfacegame
Toby Schmitz's interview with John Bell