” If you’re a woman doing classic theater, the big roles are often destroyers. I’ve played Hedda Gabler, Lady Macbeth, some of the Chekhovian heroines, Electra, Phaedra – they’re all powerful women, but they’re forces of negativity. “


” When you are up close to an opera singer, hearing this incredible volume of noise coming from a human being – it’s beyond belief. “


” There are so many huge roles in the theatre: if you’ve got the option to play Hedda Gabler on stage, why wouldn’t you choose that over a three-line part in a Hollywood film as somebody’s maid or somebody’s wife or somebody’s best friend? “


” I don’t like, and I’ve never been very good at, close-up shots. As soon as you have the camera right there in front of you, it feels like you’re in a different reality from the person you are acting with, you lose any real connection with them. “


” There’s this funny thing with pilots that you have to sign the contract to do the whole job before you’re even offered the part. And they make about a million pilots a year, but hardly any of them get turned into series. “



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