Words matter. These are the best Jessica Raine Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
You know that book ‘Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking’, by Susan Cain? That’s like my manifesto. The older I get, the more I think I could be a hermit.
I think my dream would be to move into film, purely because there’s a definite beginning, middle and end to a project. I struggle a bit with such a big series that’s going all the time.
I would like to explore comedy, I want to do more theatre, and I definitely want a future in film.
Schedules on TV are so tight, and it feels like they get tighter and tighter with every passing year. The idea of asking where your character’s come from or where they grew up – you would just get a little bit laughed at.
I’ve not stopped going on public transport. I love going on it.
Normally, I’m the one fawning over the man, but in ‘Call The Midwife,’ I’m the experienced woman.
I’m certainly not squeamish at all. The countryside makes you very aware of birth and death.
I have always appreciated vintage clothing, but after working on ‘Call the Midwife’ for six months, I love moving away from vintage in my day-to-day wear.
The most common place I get stopped by fans is the ladies’.
I was always told at school I was posh, then I came to London, and here I’m told I have a country accent.
I would like to explore comedy, I want to do more theatre, and I definitely want a future in film. I love science-fiction.
The first time I had to hold a baby, I was really nervous, but I soon grew in confidence.
I certainly love getting to know the babies if I’m going to be working with them.
I grew up just outside Hay-on-Wye, on the borders of Wales, on a farm. It was an amazing childhood, but I got a bit stir crazy when I hit my teens. There was the feeling of having to get out, you know, but it was definitely idyllic.
I have a gorgeous coat that I found at a vintage fair – it’s just so elegant. Unfortunately, it has a massive hole underneath the arm, as I think I may have worn it to death!
Shoes are a good starting point. I’ve become quite fussy about them! A patent pair of Sonia Rykiel oxfords have become invaluable.
My fondest memories are of watching lambs being delivered.
After filming, I can’t wait to shake off all that ’50s primness. I’ll go out to a gig and dance ridiculously. I love to lose myself in music. Just letting go – it’s dead important.
I did an A Level in Theatre Studies and had a really inspirational teacher, and then I just went on to university.
It’s amazing what it opens up in women when you tell them you’ve just played a midwife.