“What’s the most surreal encounter you’ve had with someone famous?” – the 14 best replies

We’ve all got that celebrity encounter story we like to trot out at parties. For instance, I once spotted Judy Finnigan in a sports centre and she was tiny; I didn’t say we all had good stories. Journalist Michael Segalov wasn’t interested in any old encounters, he just wanted to know about one kind.

Michael’s own example set a very high bar, but Twitter stepped up, and these were our favourite surreal encounters.

1. Ralph Fiennes

2. Joanna Lumley

3. Derren Brown

4. Gonzo the Muppet

5. Tom Holland

6. Michael Barrymore

7. Liam Gallagher