LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 24: Fiona Shaw attends the 65th Evening Standard Theatre Awards at London Coliseum on November 24, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)
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HFPA in Conversation: Fiona Shaw on Being a Late Bloomer

Killing Eve, Fleabag. “I’ve just started really, a career in television at a very late age because really it wasn’t my idea. And I’m loving it but I was late at that, I was late going to the Royal Shakespeare Company and I was late coming out of the theater and going into film. I was late at all of it but here I am.”

Electra, and how she bonded with director Deborah Warner; how the political situation affected art in the 1980s and how was it being an Irish in London in 1980s; why people in England were upset at her when she played Richard II in the early 1990s; what attracted her to her spouse; why she used to feel guilty; why she lived for six months with her friend in Bel Air, Los Angeles; and what she still wants to accomplish.