Find the best quotes by Olivia Colman.
You see thousands of films you forget the minute you come out of the cinema, don’t you? Because they don’t mean anything. It’s the tough…
This may sound mad, but you sort of assume that no one’s going to watch what you do. You go on set, have a lovely…
If I didn’t have children I might be more of a lush than I am. I like booze. I struggle with smoking. And I’m a…
I’m not a pin-up, thankfully. I’m not suggesting I feel unconfident. I am beautiful to my husband. I am beautiful to my friends. I feel…
If a script is good, you are 10 steps into the part just reading it. But my choices are not all down to my taste.…
I had a lovely, feral, free childhood – out and then come back when you’re hungry or it gets too dark. I feel slightly cruel…
I am a bit sickie happy. I am prone to black clouds too, but… I am embarrassed about them. It’s like: ‘My diamond shoes are…
The first time I did a school play was the first time I felt I was good at anything at all. I just loved it.
I love my job and I know I am very lucky but still, if you audition and you don’t get it, it still affects you.
I feel fortunate that I’m not a beauty. I’m not a classic beauty. I feel it is harder for girls who are like that. There…
I always assumed I’d be a terribly patient mum but it turns out I’m not!
In fact I was slightly badly behaved at school and got in trouble. I would get a bee in my bonnet about something I thought…
If the script’s good, everything you need is in there. I just try and feel it, and do it honestly. I also don’t learn things…
I always assumed I would leave drama school and do ‘Lady Macbeth’ and all sorts of serious things. It just didn’t happen.
I don’t like the bullying, do-one-over style of comedy. It’s so cheap.
Everything with me is pretty close to the surface, but having kids has completely ruined my emotional equilibrium.
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