There's two kinds of rock n' roll casualty: the one that has huge success and adoration, and then suddenly it stops. Or there's when you're in a band: it is all-consuming, so then you have the dream of that, and then the dream's taken away from you even before it happens.
When you act, you've got to be like a poet or a musician. It's not about evidence before court. It's not a forensic subject. It's poetry; it's a completely different place.
Shyness is invariably a suppression of something. It's almost a fear of what you're capable of.
I come from a culture where the pub is the centre of the community. The pub is the Internet. It's where information is gathered, collated and addressed.
I am an artisan. I only became an artist when people watch what I do. That is when it becomes art.
I work hard and I party hard. When I go to work, I know what I am doing and I do it to the best of my abilities. When I party, I take exactly the same rule book with me.
In Wales, singing and storytelling are party skills, not professions.
I freely admit that I am a bit of a misfit.
My work is my way of expressing myself without being arrested.
Well, I need to be frightened on a regular basis.
Don't be late. Learn your lines. Be good to people. Treat people nice.
If I'd been a rock star, I'd probably now be dead.
If it is not scary, it is not worth doing.
A pub can be a magical place.
Acting is not an intellectual process for me. It comes from my heart. It's this strange netherworld of osmosis where I simply become.
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