Great Pottery Throw Down Host Siobhán McSweeney Has The Best Response As Brad Pitt Reveals He's A Superfan

Brad Pitt (Photo: Karwai Tang via Getty Images)
Brad Pitt (Photo: Karwai Tang via Getty Images)

Brad Pitt (Photo: Karwai Tang via Getty Images)

Brad Pitt has revealed he’s hooked on an unlikely British telly favourite.

The Oscar-winning actor may have a plethora of fast-paced action movies to his name, but it turns out that when it comes to his own viewing habits, he prefers things a little more gentle.

Outing himself as a Great Pottery Throw Down superfan during an interview with JOE, Brad enthused: “It’s fantastic! I’ve seen every season!”

As the conversation went on, Brad had particular praise for the show’s long-serving judge Keith Brymer Jones and the emotional moments he shares with the contestants.

“He cries every time!” Brad’s Bullet Train co-star Bryan Tyree Henry said, with Brad responding: “He does! It’s beautiful.

“He’s so beautiful. He’s so kind, he’s so supportive. He’s moved when they have a breakthrough – and I tear up!”

The Great Pottery Throw Down – a creation of Love Productions, whose past offerings include the Great British Bake Off and the Great British Sewing Bee – aired its fifth season earlier this year, with Derry Girls star Siobhán McSweeney and comedian Ellie Taylor on presenting duties.

Siobhán McSweeney (Photo: Jeff Spicer via Getty Images)
Siobhán McSweeney (Photo: Jeff Spicer via Getty Images)

Siobhán McSweeney (Photo: Jeff Spicer via Getty Images)

Responding to the clip of Brad singing her show’s praises, Siobhán tweeted: “WTF... My plan to get closer to Brad is definitely working. Playing the long game works.”

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Brad is currently promoting his action comedy Bullet Train, which sees him sharing the screen with Sandra Bullock, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Bad Bunny and Logan Lerman.

At the film’s Berlin premiere last week, the Once Upon A Time In Hollywood star made an impact on the red carpet where he was snapped in a brown skirt.

This article originally appeared on HuffPost UK and has been updated.

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