A message from Brian Blessed
Brian Blessed filled the Crucible Theatre with his booming voice as part of Off the Shelf 2017.
He was in Sheffield talking about his new book, My Wild Life With Animals.
Although he is a local Yorkshire boy, it was the first time Brian has been able to tread the boards at the famous Crucible stage. Brian told the audience hilarious anecdotes about his career in film and theatre, and his love for rescuing weird and wonderful animals.
We asked Brian for a message to close Off the Shelf 2017. Here's what he had to say...