“I would have thought that when I handed in the last script I might have burst into tears or got drunk or partied with 20 naked men. When these great moments happen you find that real life just carries on. The emotion goes into the scripts.”
Then he said: “That’s why I do the job. I find the emotional scenes emotional, the exciting scenes exciting. I laugh at the funny stuff and cry at the sad stuff. If you had a camera on me, sitting here at this computer, it would be like Diary Of A Nutter. They could show it on BBC3.”
He aslo spoke about Series 5 which is due to air in 2010.
“The church bells ring when Steven hands in just one of his scripts, so I think a whole series is going to be glorious. We agree on so many other things, but he’s not going to come in and copy me. I have read his first episode and it’s phenomenal. There are such good times ahead.”