Boris Johnson performer Drew Galdron takes the Star Ferry in Hong Kong with Kim Jong-un impersonator Howard X. “The real Boris isn’t prepared to say anything in favour of the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong. So I’m here to show my support and my solidarity,” he said. Photo: Dickson Lee

Boris Johnson lookalike talks Hong Kong democracy, Brexit, and the day he met the British prime minister

  • The British prime minister’s impersonator may share his looks, but his politics are a world away
  • Drew Galdron has been impersonating Johnson for 10 years, and now Johnson is prime minister, business is booming
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Boris Johnson performer Drew Galdron takes the Star Ferry in Hong Kong with Kim Jong-un impersonator Howard X. “The real Boris isn’t prepared to say anything in favour of the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong. So I’m here to show my support and my solidarity,” he said. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Lauren James

Lauren James

Lauren James joined SCMP as part of the Young Post team in 2015, before moving to the Culture desk in 2017. Originally from the UK, she enjoys writing about arts and entertainment, environmental issues, health and fitness, technology and food. She is an avid gig-goer and passionate about Hong Kong's music scene.