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Find out more about Danny Dyer's relationship with the Nobel laureate playwright, plus what he really thinks about Zoo magazine and the true, Dyer-approved, definition of 'slag'

Hi Danny, the press release for your new film, Vendetta, calls it "a career best" for you. Is it a "career best" (1)?

It is. I felt like I had a lot to prove, I'd had so many negative reactions to my recent films and people constantly mocking me. I was just like: "Fuck you – I'm an actor. I'm a serious actor."

Do you feel that your personal life overshadowed your acting?

For some people, yeah. It's like, Ok, you need to re-evaluate things, maybe you've become more of a personality, a celebrity than being an actor. There are some actors out there that are brilliant at just being the actor and not giving the interview, mainly because they're boring as shit and »

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