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In the theatre, if you say ‘Macbeth’, all the actors will start looking very anxious. I’m so well-trained not to say it in the theatre…
I was brought up with two sisters, so I do know about a three-way dynamic. It’s a complex one, because it’s easy for one to…
I did become quite well known from ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’, and it helped hugely. I wasn’t as famous as Hugh Grant, but I…
There’s a certain amount of self-aggrandising with actors, and I’m terribly shy of that.
Some people in my family achieved a lot, some people inherited a lot. But I turned my back on the whole thing.
If I had married someone wealthy when I was young, I would have sunk like a stone. Being skint makes life quite clear. You’ve got…
I’m crazy about ducks and swans and geese, so I don’t eat foie gras. I try to eat organic.
I was one of those lucky people with only one talent. It is harder for people with many talents to decide what to do.
I’m always crying. I get a lump in my throat when I see intimacy between parents and their children.
I was never, ever the ingenue. The young, innocent lead was just not me.
I should brush my hair more.
I love buying things. I could be one of those crazy hoarders.
I do try and curb my mouth, but I find it really hard. I wonder how many jobs I’ve talked myself out of!
I can cook to please people, but it’s quite conventional. I make a good sponge cake. I find it hard to follow recipes.
My parents had four children quickly, divorced quickly – when I was two – and my mother remarried quickly. We were suddenly in a different…
Don’t believe everything you think – or feel.
I’m not crazy about oysters and offal and brains and stuff like that. It’s vegetables that I really like. I worked in the River Cafe…
I don’t feel my capabilities in cookery are as big as my desire – as with so many aspects of my life.
I went for endless auditions for tiny parts in obscure plays, and never got one job until I was in ‘Four Weddings’.
I find running life quite hard, and I like sharing that. Obviously, the companionship, being loved and loving, is fantastic. But I don’t feel that…
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