” My dad was always busy. You would pop round for a cup of tea, and within minutes you would see him walking past with a step-ladder. He was always fixing things. “


” Actors go inside the heads of other people and are not afraid of the complicated places you can find yourself. “


” I think lots of ideas are sometimes in our heads without us quite, you know, knowing it. “


” We are quick to stick labels on others – especially those who don’t fit in with the norm. ‘Harold Fry’ is about a broken marriage, ‘Perfect’ is about a broken person. They are both about finding kindness where you least expect it. “


” I’m sure that everything you do contributes to the sort of novel that you write. A lot of actors have an understanding of drama and a good ear for dialogue and also the rhythm of speech. Similarly, my 16 years in radio drama has influenced me. You only have 45 minutes, or 7,000 words, to tell a story, so every scene has to have a point. “



All 5 Rachel Joyce Quotes about You in picture


My dad was always busy. You would pop round for a cup of tea, and within minutes you would see him walking past with a step-ladder. He was always fixing things.
Actors go inside the heads of other people and are not afraid of the complicated places you can find yourself.


I think lots of ideas are sometimes in our heads without us quite, you know, knowing it.
We are quick to stick labels on others - especially those who don
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