Mad Men’s Jon Hamm gatecrashed the Toast of London wrap party

"Free booze will entice anyone, whether they have a million pounds in the bank or not,” explains Matt Berry

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Mad Men star Jon Hamm is such a big fan of Channel 4 comedy Toast of London that he gatecrashed the wrap party for the last series, the comedy’s star (and friend of Hamm) Matt Berry tells us.

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“He just fancied it,” said Berry of the event at a swanky West End private member’s club. “He was downstairs and I said come up. Free booze will entice anyone, whether they have a million pounds in the bank or not.”

Hamm, who is due to appear in the Christmas special of Charlie Brooker’s dystopian satire Black Mirror on Channel 4 this year, is apparently a big big fan of British comedy in general and a good pal of Berry’s. “He knows everyone’s work and quotes it,” says Berry.

Who knew?

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The second series of Toast, co-written by Berry and Father Ted writer Arthur Mathews, starts on Channel 4 on Monday November 3