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Women’s lives get more interesting the older they get. For some reason, when you hit 35, it turns into a grey area filmically. There’s not…
When I was a young girl, my mother used to take me to the markets every weekend. We used to go to Bermondsey, Portobello Road…
Soaps are one of the few areas on TV that really embrace older women. In drama, there’s this ridiculous invisibility for women between the ages…
People say to me ‘You’re a big Hollywood star’, and I find it so funny. I still feel as though I’m the girl from Golders…
Of course, like any woman, I look in the mirror and think, ‘Oh, wouldn’t I look better with a bit of Botox?’ But you’ve got…
My preferred environment is by the sea or somewhere rural. I don’t want to be in a city, I don’t want to visit New York…
My father worked for the Foreign Office, so he was away a lot of the time. We were a very volatile family. There was a…
I’ve always loved my red wine, and when I’m not working I can open a bottle too many. I love to cook, so it’s one…
If you build a career on being a beautiful young woman, that’s going to be a short career. I have to establish I can act.…
I loved living in Hollywood – and the weather there was just fantastic – but there is something about rural England, and especially Suffolk and…
The worst hotels are any with a bad bed. I stayed in a hotel where they left cards telling me my enjoyment was of paramount…
My sister is older than me and would often go off, so I grew up alone in a sense. I had to amuse myself and…
It’s either feast or famine, and that’s the way it’s been for as long as I can remember. I’ve spent my whole career thinking I’ll…
Your roots, your family, your friends all become so much more important to you as you get older, especially if you are a wandering minstrel…
I love my work – it’s what I know how to do best.
‘Downton Abbey’ is one of my favourite shows ever – it’s just beautifully filmed, and the stories and characters are so wonderful.
At 50 you’re more confident, more comfortable in your skin and you don’t put up with nonsense, especially from men.
I think the joy of any soap opera is it is always there. You are allowed into this world for a little while and it’s…
I have always been a huge fan of reggae music. I remember going to see Bob Marley And The Wailers at the Hammersmith Odeon when…
I had no idea ‘L.A. Law’ would be so mega. I knew it was a big show, but I was just one actress in a…
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