I knew Secrets and Lies was a great film, but I didn't expect it to get the attention it did because none of his other films had and I thought they were just as good.
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Brenda Blethyn Quotes
I think people often confuse success with fame and stardom.
I've never done a big studio film, I've only ever done little ones.
I like the enthusiasm but not the insincerity of Los Angeles.
Even if I hadn't have been nominated for an Oscar, to have won the Golden...
I think behind closed doors people behave differently no matter what period we're looking at,...
When I left drama school, there were dozens of rep theatres you could apply to...
Everyone the world over talks about British actors and British talent and I think that's...
I've done a lot of costume drama and theatre - the National Theatre and In...
People say to me that I can't be nervous because I've had such a wealth...
It's a real leveller, you know, to do theatre at least once every two years.
The strange thing is that since I've been offered lots of films I think that...
I've made six films since I made Secrets and Lies but I still live in...
I love silence.
Before every performance, I think I am about to keel over.
I always think 12 times before saying anything.
The academy awards in England; it's a classy affair as well.
In fact at home I sometimes like to be quiet and hear the sounds of...
Maybe wanting to retire is my ambition.
I always considered myself very successful even before the success of Secrets and Lies.
Anything where people have to work together makes me cry.