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But, despite her numerous accomplishments and the air of confidence she now radiates, she’s also completely down to earth when we meet in a studio in Belsize Park one early -morning ahead of a day’s rehearsals for the play that has brought her back to the London stage, and more specifically the West End.
I’m really enjoying working with [director] Ian Rickson and [co-star] Damian [Lewis] and the rest of the cast.
But she’s also quite clearly a grafter; she’s worked at it, as she does on every stage of the acting process.
Asked for advice on how to tackle auditions she replies: “Really do the work. I work really hard, I think very deeply about what I’m doing and spend a lot of time poring over the script and trying not to miss anything.” She takes none of this for granted: she approaches theatre as a serious matter, but a uniquely fun and nourishing one, too.
They put some of us into the original production of Caryl Churchill’s Serious Money.
It was my first real experience of professional theatre, and we played the traders on the floor and I had one line.
She admits, though, that she was once cripplingly shy: “One of the things they made me do at drama school was cut my fringe or pin it back, so I couldn’t hide behind it.