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Stephen Fry discusses his 2012 suicide attempt

6 June 2013 Last updated at 11:06 BST

Stephen Fry has revealed he attempted suicide last year whilst he was filming abroad.

Speaking to comedian Richard Herring in front of an audience, Stephen admitted he took a "huge number of pills and a huge (amount) of vodka", before being found by a colleague.

Stephen, who is the president of the mental health charity Mind, admitted he was a "victim of my own moods".

Clip courtesy of Go Faster Stripe and Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast.