” If you are feeling something, then Shakespeare felt it and wrote about it – and wrote about it so eloquently. “


” It is strange how your understanding of a play changes. It normally happens after a performance and you suddenly think, ‘So that’s what that line really means’ – it’s like a light going on. “


” As a young actor, I worked with Kevin McNally and have always thought him brilliant. “


” It is the nature of the business that you work unsociable, unpredictable hours and can get called away at a moment’s notice to somewhere on the other side of the world. This can put a strain on home and personal life. “


” I adored being at the RSC and working on the verse and getting the iambic pentameter right. You just skim across the surface, and the speech is over before you know it. You can just ride along on the music of it. “


” It’s funny: what one tends to think of as the best work you’ve done is not what other people think is the best you’ve done. “


” It’s a great luxury to have the writer with you on a new play because you can write and re-write, just trying to get the arc of the story, of their relationship right. “


” For me, this profession is about having a career where you can go on working for 60 years, so I’m not particularly bothered by things to do with fame, I like to think that I just do what I do. “


” Sometimes I look at Helen Mirren on stage and think, ‘You really are the Queen.’ You see people bowing to her at the stage door! “


” There’s a mythical status to the Tony Awards. When you’re growing up as an actor, you hear about Broadway and the Tonys, but it’s not something you ever expect to experience. “



All 10 Richard McCabe Quotes about You in picture


If you are feeling something, then Shakespeare felt it and wrote about it - and wrote about it so eloquently.
It is strange how your understanding of a play changes. It normally happens after a performance and you suddenly think,
As a young actor, I worked with Kevin McNally and have always thought him brilliant.
It is the nature of the business that you work unsociable, unpredictable hours and can get called away at a moment
I adored being at the RSC and working on the verse and getting the iambic pentameter right. You just skim across the surface, and the speech is over before you know it. You can just ride along on the music of it.
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For me, this profession is about having a career where you can go on working for 60 years, so I
Sometimes I look at Helen Mirren on stage and think,
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