My mother was a terrific force in my life. Wartime-generation woman hadn’t gone to university but should have done. Was very funny very verbal very clever very witty.
I’d always assumed that I would die at about the same age as my dad – he was 45. I am five years in credit now. I can’t get my head around the fact that I am older than he was – ever.
I like making films about old people because they are repositories of amazing stories that they tell well. And they’re incredibly good telly.
All the libel lawyers will tell you there’s no libel any more that everyone’s given up.