” I despise shows that present friendship where you’re always there for each other and really strong because I don’t know anyone like that. I mean, I’ve got great friends, but I can go months without seeing them because I think, ‘I just can’t deal with having to give you anything. “


” You feel you can pretend to be young until you’re 50, but after that, what happens and how do you approach it? “


” At 27 or so I thought, you know, I actually do really want to make money and have a proper life, and I don’t want to be a loser. I know! I’ll go to university and get a proper degree and maybe get a job in media… I went and did an English degree. “


” I think that’s important to women in comedy, that we get a lot of the good lines and you’re not just the girlfriend or the sister. “


” I started writing sketches with Dennis Kelly, who I ended up writing ‘Pulling’ with. We entered a BBC competition and did quite well, then started writing bits for other people’s shows. You wheedle your way in, write pilots and eventually you end up writing a sitcom. “


” There are lots of actors, and you need a way to stand out. Writing comedy sketches was a way of doing that. “


” You’ve only got a short shelf-life as an actor, and I want to make the most of it while I can. “


” If you’re not the brightest or if you’re not great at sports, or if you’re not artistic, then you’ve got to find a way to make your mark, otherwise you’re just this tiny little insignificant dot. I didn’t want to be insignificant, so I made people laugh. “


” Things change when you get to 40. I’m embarrassed even that I’m going through it. In a very morbid way, at 40 you become aware of how long you’ve been on Earth and you start to question what you’re going to use the remaining time doing. “



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