” I think it’s vital to have something outside your acting to keep you rooted in the real world, and help you fill the vacuum. If you have nothing else, it can be unhealthy. For me being a Christian has been invaluable: it simply means acting isn’t the centre of my life. “


” One of the skills you have to master in theater is the ability to make the audience believe that things that aren’t there are there – just like when you’re acting against CGI. Also, in a theater, the people in the back row can’t see the whites of your eyes. Or your lips moving as you deliver dialogue. “


” I know I had my equivalents in Adrian Lester and Lenny James when I was at drama school. I remember David Harewood doing ‘Othello’ at the National, and Adrian Lester having done Cheek by Jowl’s famous ‘As You Like It and Company’ at the Donmar. Not necessarily performances I saw, but just the fact they happened was massively encouraging. “


” There are many, many communities, many ethnic minorities, many civilizations that have been brutalised by others and you have to move on. You cannot perpetually stay in that place of blame, otherwise it’s just a downward spiral. “


” I admire many actors, though I don’t think there’s anyone whose career I would want to mirror sort of by the beats. What I’m really looking to do is constantly defy expectations. I’m very curious to see if you can actually have a character actor and a movie star’s career combined. “



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One of the skills you have to master in theater is the ability to make the audience believe that things that aren
I know I had my equivalents in Adrian Lester and Lenny James when I was at drama school. I remember David Harewood doing
There are many, many communities, many ethnic minorities, many civilizations that have been brutalised by others and you have to move on. You cannot perpetually stay in that place of blame, otherwise it
I admire many actors, though I don

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