• Tony Adams


Sometimes, the pressure to over think a role becomes suffocating.

I like the idea that it’s ok to be instinctive, to keep it simple and bring ourselves to the character, rather than trying to over complicate things by twisting ourselves into someone we don’t recognise.

David Mamet is under my skin.

“Invent nothing. Deny nothing.”

Don’t over-analyse things. Keep it simple and truthful.


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