My dad was a master butcher and I trained to be a butcher when I left school. I didn’t enjoy it at the time but I love cooking now so perhaps I would have been a chef.
The qualities I am looking for in Miss Right are intelligence and humour.
I left school at 16 but I wish I’d gone to university – I think I would have studied English literature. I had a knack for that. But I don’t think you have the kind of wisdom at 16 to make that decision.
I think great humor lies in playing the truth of a situation.
I think great humor lies in playing the truth of a situation. I see myself as a performer and that applies to a Greek drama or a modern comedy.
When I was in my 30s I was at the end of a long-term relationship and going through a very hard time. I’d had about 15 different addresses and a series of relationships. I thought ‘It’s time to have a look at yourself.’
You can’t be a casual observer of something humorous – you have to engage you have to find it funny for the relationship between actor and audience to work.