” I just like watching people who really are not self-conscious, who aren’t aware, because I fear that one could become too self-conscious, too artful, as an actor. Sometimes if you look at somebody, you can extrapolate from their exterior what might be happening in their interior. I’m nosy. “


” I lived with my mother all my life until she died, and I don’t really think I knew her, because I was always using her as my mother, if you know what I mean. “


” I read, I gossip, I do crosswords. I think chatting with friends is relaxing. I’ve picked them up all through my life – if you live long enough, you end up with quite a large circle. “


” I do think that there are certain parts, if you are lucky enough to play them, that are bigger than you, and they stretch you. I don’t think you become a bigger person, but you develop certain muscles you didn’t have before. “


” I’m very aware that after you’ve played Cleopatra, there’s not a lot that can top that in this sphere, so it means that I want to almost change the sphere I work in rather completely because I will always be comparing it to Cleopatra. “


” I’ve been taking lessons in Damehood from Judi Dench. Being a Dame is useful in restaurants, hotels, and restaurants, Judi says, but you have to get someone else to do the booking. “



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