” On stage you look much larger than you are. You can have subtle changes of timing, how you place a punch line in a joke or movement or emotion according to an audience. “


” As far as I’m concerned, an audience is an audience. Whether it’s an audience in Hull or the National Theatre, that’s who you play to. It’s not money – it’s good to get some, but that’s not why I do it. You do it because you have to, to tell a story. “


” I quite enjoy fame, especially when you go to conventions in America where they treat you like a god with stretch limos and the whole fame thing, but then when you come back to Britain, you end up changing in a toilet in a theatre off West End and that’s really good, because that is what it’s about. “


” I think back to my time in children’s television, back in the 1970s, and the amount of innovation that was going on then. Because the mass market wasn’t focused on it, so you had a freedom to do amazing things, like ‘Vision On,’ and ‘Tiswas. “


” In acting, quite a lot of the time you’re not the first choice. Usually, you’re second or third. And it can turn out to be the best thing that ever happened. You get used to that. “


” I love playing ‘Radagast.’ He’s my new love, you know what I mean? I’m not divorcing ‘Doctor Who.’ I’m just going to be married to a few people. “


” Now I’m old… maybe I’m still an eccentric hippie. There’s a wonderful freedom in the eccentricity – you can go places, you can be wacky, and you don’t have to be constrained. I think that’s why people are eccentric – eccentricity is a weapon… and it’s great! “


” Film actually is a very strange thing – you can fly in, get off the plane, and climb into bed with somebody you’ve never met – and that’s weird! “


” There’s still a part of me that believes what was great about ‘Doctor Who’ in the early days was that you had a superhero who didn’t wear his underpants on the outside of his trousers, who used his brain rather than his brawn. “



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On stage you look much larger than you are. You can have subtle changes of timing, how you place a punch line in a joke or movement or emotion according to an audience.
As far as I
I quite enjoy fame, especially when you go to conventions in America where they treat you like a god with stretch limos and the whole fame thing, but then when you come back to Britain, you end up changing in a toilet in a theatre off West End and that
I think back to my time in children
In acting, quite a lot of the time you
I love playing
Now I
Film actually is a very strange thing - you can fly in, get off the plane, and climb into bed with somebody you
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