Also, an area that interests me - and it will probably take years to state what I mean - is the period of the rise of democracy, with Tom Paine, which is around the turn of the 18th century into…
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Even when they have nothing, the Irish emit a kind of happiness, a joy.
Acting doesn't have to be threadbare misery all the time.
I had a ball doing Harry Potter.
There is a great relief in experiencing the worst vicariously.
I think America becomes more disgruntled by going to the movies and having an endlessly...
People who are good at film have a relationship with the camera.
Irish people are educated not only about artistry but local history.
Theater is dangerously open to repetition. It's exciting when you hit on a new way.
I would love to write the story of my upbringing in Ireland.
One moment cannot be the most important.
To be honest I live among the English and have always found them to be...
I certainly had no intention of playing a man.
Theater dates very quickly.
The Americans are very clear, and obsessed with nouns.
I find it incredibly tedious, hate that it murders itself with its own conservative pomposity.
I just think that things should be allowed to run their course, and not turned...
I can hardly decide what plays I should be in.
The energy released by it is enormous and it becomes quite addictive, the power between...
There's something about the Irish that is remarkable.
I take the theater seriously in that I loathe it, I'm bored by it.