Audiences in every medium are becoming far more savvy. No one goes to watch a Tom Cruise movie any more just because it's starring Tom Cruise. No one gives a toss. Concept is what makes actors raise their game. Everyone's on merit now.
I'm Cancer and Gemini cusp, so I read both and pick the one I like best. I read horoscopes but claim not to believe any of it.
It's amazing what a bit of soot and shaving can do for muscle definition, honestly.
Street-casting - people like Katie Jarvis in 'Fish Tank,' spotted having a row with her boyfriend on a railway platform - has helped make actors raise their game. They have to.
I suppose you've got to look like you're made of steel for nudity. You've got to get some arms on you.
I've always been a sucker for a dog called an Alaskan Malamute. It's like a little husky... my dad had one when he was younger.
Self-consciousness can destroy a performance. Getting rid of that is always good.
'Southcliffe' is an anthem to ordinary people's ability to reinvent themselves in the face of ultimate darkness.
There are dedicated actors and there are people now who only stay famous for putting on weight, losing it, then putting it on again.
I enjoyed acting at school and went to an acting workshop for kids in Nottingham. It was twice a week after school and free to go to - ITV subsidised it. Every now and again, a casting director would turn up. 'Peak Practice' became a rite of passage for us. It was the first job I had.
America has always fascinated me; it's a country where you can make it from one side to the other with no money, by hook or by crook.
Audiences in every medium are becoming far more savvy. No one goes to watch a Tom Cruise movie any more just because it's starring Tom Cruise.
Concept is what makes actors raise their game.
I'm the kind of person who, if I can't get something right, I get quite frustrated with myself.
When I was cast as Gendry, I didn't have any of the physical attributes the part required. I was astounded that I got the role, to be honest.
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