” On every job you do, you’ve got to raise your game. My ambition is to just get better and better every job you do – you should never stop trying to get better. You have to teach yourself new things – I don’t think you necessarily learn them from other people because you have your own style of doing things, but hopefully you get better. “


” Well, you create your own persona, don’t you? And you have to live with that. But the people that I meet, they don’t think that I’m a lunatic. And if they do, then that’s OK, because it means that I’m playing the parts all right. “


” At acting school people didn’t speak like me. It was all received pronunciation – ‘ow now brown cow. “


” I’m quite happy with the body of work that I’ve done, and I’ve done some really good work over the years that I’m proud of. I’m proud of some of the people that I’ve worked with, been lucky to have worked with. “


” I’m a lucky boy! I could be holding a gun in Afghanistan. There’s boys out there doing what they’ve got to do, and there’s people digging holes, and there’s people driving buses. And there’s nothing wrong with that. “


” I’m dying to play a nice guy! No one’s willing to cast me. They know I’m all right at bashing people up, but they don’t know if I can do the other stuff. And I can. “


” The thing about villains is most people play them with the shifty eyes and all that, whereas I play them as good guys. ‘Cos everyone thinks they’re a goodie, don’t they? “


” Elaine and I got married in summer 1979, we went on our honeymoon and came back for the premiere of ‘Scum.’ All of sudden my face was on billboards in Leicester Square and people were crowding outside the cinema, going mad about the film. It was a complete shock. “



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