14/12/2012 10:40 GMT | Updated 14/12/2012 12:47 GMT

Martin Freeman Stars In Short Film 'The Girl Is Mime' (VIDEO)

And now it's time to look at a mime. But did the mime in question commit the crime? (I'm a poet and I know it!)

Yes, you may know him from 'The Hobbit', 'The Office', 'Sherlock' and, of course, a 1997 episode of 'The Bill'. But this seven-minute short sees Martin Freeman star as Clive Buckle, a mime artist who's being questioned about the murder of his wife.

Made for the London 48-Hour Film Project, the film was directed by the very talented Tim Bunn and co-stars Dan Caren and Jennifer Short.

Now, while you're here, fancy seeing how things might play out if Mr Freeman wasn't the only cast member from 'The Office' appearing in 'The Hobbit'? Take a look at this: