Trending: All the interview's a stage for Andrea Riseborough


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If her interviews are anything to go by, British actress Andrea Riseborough takes her acting – and herself – extremely seriously. After all, this is the woman who once referred to Shakespeare as "my friend William". But if you're not convinced, may I recommend the Q&A in July's issue of Tatler?

"I'm my own tool. Sometimes I can receive the world and regurgitate my version of events easily and sometimes it's hard.

"Maybe I've just been incredibly fortunate, but there's a level of dedication, devotion, intensity and seriousness around me every day.

"Fear is the enemy. I distrust it. Any feeling or decision I make that might be motivated by fear I quickly reassess."