” Drama school is a pretty intense experience, and I think it changes who you are. “


” Unlike other enduring characters such as ‘Sherlock Holmes’ or ‘Tarzan,’ being the ‘Doctor’ allows you a certain freedom that is both very demanding and very thrilling. It allows you to make the character using elements of yourself. “


” When you first read a script is the purest moment. That’s when you can understand how an audience will ultimately receive it. The first reading of the script is so important because you’re experiencing it all for the first time, and it’s then that you really know if it’s going to work or not. “


” I’ve been quite lucky in that I’ve managed to tick off a few of my dream roles, really. Beyond that, you wait for the next script to come in that will have the dream role that you don’t know exists yet, I suppose. “


” The Doctor’ is the kind of character – because the guest cast is changing all the time, there are very few constants in the show, so the ‘Doctor’- when you’re there, you’re in it a lot. You’re speaking a lot. “


” You know, I’ve just about got used to the fact that people in Britain know who I am on some level, but the notion that there’s any kind of international recognition is still slightly bizarre to me. “


” I love characters who are clever and smart, and you have to run to catch up with. I think there’s something very appealing and rather heroic in that. “


” If you can sell that you’re the King of Scotland, or Henry V on a tiny stage in a studio theater somewhere, then you can probably sell that you’re a starship captain or a time traveler. “


” It’s always that tricky thing with a remake, especially when it’s something that’s well loved. You’re coming to something that has a built-in fascination, but with that comes people ready to feel disgruntled that it’s being remade at all. “


” Animation is a fascinating area from an acting point of view because it’s not really like anything else because you are only providing a portion of the performance. That’s very inspiring and it forces you to do things in a different way – to tell stories through your voice. “


” When you’re older, you want to be scared because you understand more where the boundaries between fantasy and reality are, and I suppose they are more blurred the younger you are. “



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When you first read a script is the purest moment. That
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I love characters who are clever and smart, and you have to run to catch up with. I think there
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Animation is a fascinating area from an acting point of view because it
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