Taking your clothes off in front of a film crew, even on a closed set, is completely harrowing. In my experience, intense love affairs result in taking your clothes off. I canât say: âWhen I was six, I saw Midsummer Nightâs Dream blah blahâ¦â Itâs more esoteric than that. It wouldn’t do anything other than try to run away from me.
Itâs about justifying it through characterisation. Itâs an innate, rather dark part of an actorâs soul. Itâs a wanky answer, but I think itâs the same for all artists and creative people.
How is a historical project different from a modern project—in terms of both approach and execution? Hopefully, she will be one of just many characters that I grow a strong affection for in playing them. New Year’s day was spent at the cinema for the double bill of Steven Soderbergh’s Che if that counts. He’s a well-respected British film critic and I would encourage your audience to download his podcast with Simon Mayo from BBC5 LIVE.
You don’t turn down a great job because it requires a corset and you’ve worn one before. Which of those eras do you prefer: that of the Tudors or that of Casanova? But, I will always have a special place in my heart for the Tudor dynasty.
It comes from having studied a significant length of it so thoroughly for the show. But I can tell you I’ve just finished Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go and started Diana Athill’s autobiography. Your favorite, your least favorite, yours, any story.
Il a trois jeunes frères, Jamie, Alan, et Paul, tous musiciens professionnels, et deux sœurs, Sharon et Maria, toutes aussi musiciennes. Sa mère l'élève, lui et son frère Alan, alors que ses deux autres frères partent vivre chez leur grand-mère avec leur père.
Le 20 novembre 2007, il perd sa mère d'une maladie foudroyante.