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Since Michael died I think I’ve worked constantly. Friends and colleagues are very sustaining. They’re the people who get you through it… It’s no good…
In the theatre you can change things ever so slightly; it’s an organic thing. Whereas in film you only have that chance on the day,…
I’m very conscious that I’m in the minority in that I love what I do. How big is the number of people who are running…
I work out the other bits, too, but I need to know what I look like, very early on. And then it’s like a template;…
I think you’ve got to have your feet planted firmly on the ground, especially in this business, and you must not believe things that are…
I just feel incredibly lucky to be employed when there are so many actors and actresses who are not employed. That’s why, you know, I…
Frankly, I never had any intense desire to go to India. I know that sounds a bit strange, but it just never was someplace I…
And then it was working with Bob Hoskins, who I had never worked with before – except radio. It was like being given a wonderful…
Michael died five years ago this January, and the first thing that really struck me about the script was the part about her peeling off…
The theater is the thing I love doing most.
I’ve figured out what to do so far, but it’s always the next thing you come to where the man with the bucket of ice…
The Lord Chamberlin was censoring scripts when I first came into the theater.
The difficulty with any sort of esteem is that more is expected of you.
Sometimes nudity is gratuitous. We just live in a society where everything goes.
People seem to have this idea that I’ve always been very ambitious. Nothing could be further from the truth.
My husband was actually very keen that I would become a Bond girl.
It’s incredibly moving to hear some of our greatest actors performing Shakespeare.
It was good to learn so early. They’re not going to be kind to you. You have to do it and get on, and then…
People think you know beforehand when you win an Oscar – I can assure you you don’t.
It is true that there are few plays of Shakespeare that I haven’t done.
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