BBC - Interview with James Norton (Alex Godman) - Media Centre
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I have a theory that as an actor you should love the person you are playing, however abhorrent their actions might be. Alex is a good man, certainly at the beginning of the show, and sees the best in people. Did you have to do any specific training for the role?
Production introduced me to David, an instructor in London, and I went on an unusual but enriching journey. Alex goes to two or three classes a week and it represents his love for Russia and also his conflict.
I would go with David and roll around with lots of big Russians and genuinely, it was magical. Alex is someone who is able to put himself into high risk situations which a lot of us would run away from, but he can centre himself, take control and thrive under pressure, which is a lot to do with his training.
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What appealed most to you about McMafia? Whenever a project arrives on your desk, you look at the whole package, the writer, the director, etc. It was quickly clear that this was a special show. So everyone brings their own respective energy and craft.
Did you struggle with the Russian? It was fun to play with, particularly in regards to his relationship with his father where they were sometimes speaking two different languages.
I had a few Russian lines and I learnt them phonetically with the Russian translators on set.
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Why do you think McMafia will appeal to audiences? Did you know much about this world before? It was a huge challenge as we constantly had to be aware of where we were, in the morning we could be in Tel Aviv, in the afternoon in Moscow and in London in the evening, so we were really careful to keep in control of that.
So she was sent away to work, which she says is better because she is at least fed and warm, and not in the dusty factory that she used to work in. Just as Samantha is offering a makeshift school in the hedges, Eddie shows up to taunt them, and threatens to tattle. Samantha, master of blackmail, stops Eddie in his plot, but the girls disperse, planning to speak through a tin-can phone strung through the bushes later on.
My first reactions here were the same as they were when I was young — this is sweet. She understands Nellie has never gotten to go to school, so she wants to give her school. Some time goes by and Jessie, the seamstress, makes the mistake of quitting her job with Grandmary in front of the inquisitive and overdramatic Samantha.
She names it Lydia, after her late mother, and the next day takes it over to play with Nellie in the hedge while she updates her on the Jessie situation. Samantha, disbelieving, plans a nighttime excursion with Nellie to the segregated neighborhood where Jessie lives to find out.
Their tumbles to the ground send Jessie outside to investigate, and as Nellie predicted, there is a new born baby named Nathaniel inside. Then she wakes her hardworking husband and has him take the girls back to their neighborhood. I am overall horrified by this entire chapter. She never takes no for an answer and it puts a gigantic burden on those who she enlists to help her.
She hugs her friend goodbye and goes home to mope.
This whole book screams of upper-middle-class white feminism in a way that makes me reflective and uncomfortable and ashamed.
I cannot imagine being a poorer child than I was and reading this book enjoyably. The need to belong pitted against the need to survive. On a very, very low, very white, very upper-middle-class level, this book makes attempts at introducing children to the evils of class inequality.