Double take: the weird and wonderful world of celebrity lookalikes

It’s not always easy being Johnny Depp.

That’s certainly the impression I get after an afternoon at the South Ayrshire home of Andy Macdonald:

artist, musician and Scotland’s premier Captain Jack Sparrow impersonator.

Depp’s recent legal entanglements mean Captain Jack didn’t carry quite the same pull he used to for a while.

And no, the chaos of the pandemic years hasn’t helped either,

slowing a once busy sideline even further down to zero.

which he attended in his ordinary clothes.

He hadn’t seen a single frame of a Pirates of the Caribbean film,

but the other guests wouldn’t shut up about his likeness to Depp’s lead character.