He acted in Alan Bennett's play, "Habeas Corpus," at the Donmar Warehouse Theatre in London, England with Brenda Blethyn, John Padden, Sarah Woodward, Imelda Staunton, Hugh Bonneville, Celia Imrie, Natalie Walter, Jason Watkins, Nicholas Woodeson, and Stewart Permutt in the cast. Sam Mendes was director.
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I love French films, and European films. They're not any bigger, but there's just a sort of definition, and a confidence, and strength to them. I'd always, given the option, go and see a French drama. Obviously, we probably get the better ones. But they're just sophisticated on many levels, and grown up, and quite profound - and we don't make films like that.
His father, Roy, came from a wealthy family and used his inheritance to found a commune for conscientious objectors in Lincolnshire.