” My husband is the chef of the family, he’s a brilliant cook. Actually, it makes you quite lazy when you have somebody that’s so good at cooking under the same roof. It’s all beans or spaghetti when I’m left to run it. “


” When you think about such fine actors as Maggie Smith or Michael Gambon, they do all mediums. I think it would be quite sad and a bit dull just to have to stick to one. I like all of them. “


” I do love playing aristocrats, probably because it’s so against type. So much more interesting than playing a version of yourself. “


” When you get into your 40s, the roles do tend to drop off, and I’ve seen it happening to friends of mine. Hopefully it is improving, and there are female TV executives now who are championing women of all ages in leading roles. But I’m not counting on it. “


” There’s nowhere to hide in the theatre. You can’t be the one in rehearsal who doesn’t know their lines. “


” Things can change on a daily basis in television. You can be introduced to aspects of your character that you had no idea existed because they didn’t exist a week before. The next week it might be taken away from you in some way that you can’t control. “


” It’s very easy to keep putting off having a family if you enjoy your job, but you just have to get on with life. “


” Life is simply too short to think about everything you put in your mouth, and it’s not good for children to see you picking over bits of salad. “


” Botox and other fillers make everybody look the same, with the big cheekbones where they fill you up. It’s much cheaper to have a fringe – it takes years off everybody. “


” Coming from a family where the parents had been together for 40 years, you never imagine that divorce is going to happen to you. “


” I think if you do a lot of interviews, you’re laying yourself open. If you put yourself out, accept every invitation to every premiere, then you can’t really complain when people knock on your front door and photograph you in the street. “



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My husband is the chef of the family, he
When you think about such fine actors as Maggie Smith or Michael Gambon, they do all mediums. I think it would be quite sad and a bit dull just to have to stick to one. I like all of them.


I do love playing aristocrats, probably because it
When you get into your 40s, the roles do tend to drop off, and I
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Things can change on a daily basis in television. You can be introduced to aspects of your character that you had no idea existed because they didn
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Life is simply too short to think about everything you put in your mouth, and it
Botox and other fillers make everybody look the same, with the big cheekbones where they fill you up. It
Coming from a family where the parents had been together for 40 years, you never imagine that divorce is going to happen to you.
I think if you do a lot of interviews, you
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