Find the best quotes by Bertie Carvel.
Working with the children on ‘Matilda’ has been a joy. They don’t do this professionally – their sense of discovery is instinctive, and the challenge…
It’s what all actors try to do, really, to just preserve the child inside them because their imagination is quite available. I think partly it’s…
I’m a socialist. I’m amazed at how the spirit of socialism is alive and well in New York. I had always thought I wouldn’t want…
I think. as a child, there’s something frightening about certain adults, particularly when you’re in their clutches or power. That must be the reason why…
I think musicals can be more than what people imagine. That’ll be the case with ‘Matilda.’ It’s such a clever thing to stage. Parents would…
I overthink everything. I’m very keen there should be a positive outcome. I like to control outcomes. But you can’t. That’s what is nice about…
I live close to Hampstead Heath, so when I do have spare time, I like to raise my white blood cell count with a swim…
I get so carried away in interviews and deliver 1,500-word treatises, then find it’s been reduced to something pithier but also not quite accurate. Although…
The most amazing thing you can ask for as an actor from a director is that you’re being seen, that the choices made are informed.
Kids are no fools: they’re very sophisticated, they don’t miss a lot; they don’t miss nuance.
I came to musical theatre from straight acting, and a lot of my friends have a real prejudice about musical theatre – one I probably…
It might sound glib, but in a sense, as an actor I’m a journalist and a psychologist recording life and truth.
Actors should avoid talking about their personal lives.
Acting is a mysterious process.
It’s an odd experience reading interviews with yourself. Interesting, though. Of course, you know that the journalist will have edited, rephrased or even rewritten what…
People’s character is their behaviour – we’re all capable of good and evil.
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