Jude Law has no interest in becoming the next Brad Pitt, not in the architectural sense anyway.

Jude Law Young Vic
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It seems that A-list celebrities do have a grasp on their limitations after all. At a topping out ceremony for the Young Vic theatre in Southwark, London, Jude Law willingly donned his hard hat, pulled on his fluorescent jacket and did what a man with the last brick has to do.

But when Building asked if he had dabbled in the design for the new theatre (perhaps by way of preparation for his new role as an architect in the film Breaking and Entering) Mr Law appeared flabbergasted. “I’m an actor, not an architect, ” he spluttered.

When asked if that meant he had no intention of becoming the British Brad Pitt, who is honing his architecture skills under the tutelage of Frank Gehry in case the acting jobs stop rolling in, Mr Law lowered his voice and repeated: “I’m an actor, not an architect.” Shame – we heard Norman was on the look out for an apprentice.

The theatre was designed by Howarth Tomkins Architects and is being built by Verry Construction.