Francesca Annis

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I am pretty self-indulgent.

Francesca Annis

Some actors get fired up by the sound of the audience. I just want to retreat.

Francesca Annis

I can feel the 60S looming. In my profession, I've just moved along with my age. By thinking in decades, rather than whether someone's 42 or 47, you can give yourself a whole 10 years to turn yourself around in.

Francesca Annis

The minute anyone's getting anxious I say, You must eat and you must sleep. They're the two vital elements for a healthy life.

Francesca Annis

I don't need a piece of paper to suggest that I can commit myself.

Francesca Annis

I've never been married and I've no more desire to be married now than I ever have. I hate bureaucracy and I am not religious.

Francesca Annis

You have to be careful not to let your fear stop you doing things. It's very exciting to test yourself.

Francesca Annis

I couldn't imagine playing someone young now; it would be so boring.

Francesca Annis

The wonderful thing about acting is you move along with your decade. The older you get, the more interesting the parts you get to play and you bring more of your personal experience to the part.

Francesca Annis

I don't buy the tabloids, but you're surrounded by it all and people tell you things they've read. I'd be sitting on a train looking over someone's shoulder and thinking: That's familiar... oh my God, it's me.

Francesca Annis

Sometimes sushi is just superb, and other times there's nothing like a great big steak. It depends where your taste buds are at the time.

Francesca Annis

Judi Dench and Ian McKellen taught me how to work hard and respect the theatre.

Francesca Annis

There is not enough celebration of companionship. Relationships aren't just about eroticism and sexuality.

Francesca Annis

I have made a public statement about me and Ralph by being seen with him. I don't need to make any other. You can live the way you want.

Francesca Annis

I'm one of the great unemployed looking for the next job. I'm waiting for the right offer. Like anyone, I want something that turns me on inside.

Francesca Annis

I'm an actress, not a pin-up.

Francesca Annis

However successful you are, there is no substitute for a close relationship. We all need them.

Francesca Annis

The first thing you have to do is accept that decay sets in and there's nothing you can do about it.

Francesca Annis

I do think it's important to live in the present because in that way you won't be living in a state of regret.

Francesca Annis

Everything has changed. An interview has become such a confrontational thing. It makes you very defensive.

Francesca Annis

I'm trying to learn to smoke, which is rather weird when everyone is trying to stop. I'm not a smoker. But my character only smokes as an affectation.

Francesca Annis

Roman's wife Sharon Tate had been murdered by Charles Manson the year before, but Roman had been through so much leaving the Warsaw ghetto that he was very strong and private.

Francesca Annis

I didn't choose to be an actress.

Francesca Annis

I go on giving interviews because I've been brought up to support the projects I'm involved in. When you've enjoyed working on a production, you want to do them a favour.

Francesca Annis