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I was rubbish at school.
My mum was a nurse, and her passion was geriatric care. I used to love listening to the old people‘s stories in her nursing home and picturing myself in their place. They’d say, ‘I went to school in a horse and cart,’ and I’d just think ‘Wow!’ I’d picture myself in their place – acting was a natural progression.
I’ve always wanted to play a Marvel baddie. I’m not sure I fit the mold, though. Like a powerful, extraordinary woman. Somebody with superpowers would be really fun, but I’m not sure how many middle-aged women they have in Marvel.
I can see why people keep having babies. We were looking at a school for my youngest this morning, and there were all these little boys and girls. So sweet. And then the teenagers walk past, and, my God, they’re enormous, and I bet they don’t kiss their mummies. I’m just going to force my children to remain lovely.
I find Shakespeare terrifying. When Simon Russell Beale does a speech, I understand every word of it, but if I did the same speech, people would be going, ‘Huh? What?’
I was never one of those surly teenagers who doesn’t smile. My lovely godfather said it was always lovely to see me because I was the only teenager who smiled. And I was so in awe of him, I thought it was one of the best things anyone had ever said to me. So it made me want to live up to what he said.
Actually, lots of women, when they’re pregnant, feel like steel. They feel incredible.
Dementia is such a terrifying thing for all of us, and we are particularly bad at coping with old people in this country.
The first time I did a school play was the first time I felt I was good at anything at all. I just loved it.
I do go into things thinking, ‘Right. I’m going to enjoy this.’
I think each person you play has a little bit of you in it – you can’t really help that.
I always assumed I’d be a terribly patient mum but it turns out I’m not!
Proper love should be utterly supportive and comfortable, and it feels like a raincoat or a jacket potato.
Everything with me is pretty close to the surface, but having kids has completely ruined my emotional equilibrium.