The British actor is a part of the all-star cast of the mockumentary, which is launched on Sunday to summarise the whole disaster this yr has been.
The character, named Tennyson Foss, is introduced on board as a historian to offer his enter on the occasions of the yr, although someplace alongside the way in which it will get a bit fumbled.
He tells the cameras: ‘All this division, all this intractable battle was tearing human variety asunder on the worst doable time.
‘Due to course on the very second we have been pre-occupied with preventing one another, the coronavirus was steadily bearing down upon us.
‘Now, those that’ve carefully studied the historical past books, comparable to myself, knew that this was strongly paying homage to the time the White Walkers led their military of the lifeless in the direction of the warring factions of Westeros.’
Tennyson Foss offers his skilled opinion on 2020 (Image: Netflix)
‘So that you imply like in Recreation Of Thrones?,’ a voice off digicam asks him.
‘No, no, I’m discussing historical past,’ he asserts.
‘I’m fairly certain that was Recreation Of Thrones,’ the voice tells him.
The White Walkers are absolutely actual… apparently (Image: HBO)
Refusing to again down, Foss responds: ‘Effectively I’m fairly certain that I’m the historian right here.’
The whiskey-glugging ‘skilled’ then calls for: ‘Lower to a map or one thing.’
Demise To 2020 shall be a brand new look over the previous yr from the minds of Black Mirror’s Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones.
Grant joins a large solid together with SNL’s Leslie Jones, Mates’ Lisa Kudrow, Stranger Issues’ Joe Keery and Samuel L Jackson.
Demise To 2020 launches 27 December on Netflix.