Hamlet is an astonishing intelligence.
I try and reduce myself to an almost blank slate and hope to God that I am creative.
If your best friend has stolen your girlfriend, it does become life and death.
One of the greatest things drama can do, at it's best, is to redefine the words we use every day such as love, home, family, loyalty and envy. Tragedy need not be a downer.
The hierarchy of class in London was rigid. It was like a religion. It still is to a certain extent.