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Amanda Burton

Irish,  Actress
Total Quotes : 25
Work Against Having

I have nothing against people having work done, it is when I hear tale of girls of 16 queuing up to get bigger breasts, that is when I despair.

- Amanda Burton

Always Like Based

I always start from scratch with a character - they're never based on anyone else. You get ideas of what people look like, and I'm a great people watcher. You can draw inspiration from people.

- Amanda Burton

Away Becoming Nine

I'm becoming more squeamish. I didn't use to be - nine years of 'Silent Witness' prepared me for most things one will have the misfortune to see in life. Before, I'd be wading up to my neck in gore, but now I tend to look away.

- Amanda Burton

Always How Obsessed

It always interests me how obsessed people are about age.

- Amanda Burton

Animals Imagine Without

I couldn't imagine a home without animals.

- Amanda Burton

Concept Dramatic Very

Forgotten was presented to me by the drama department at LWT as a concept and I found it immediately intriguing and very powerful. I was completely led by the power of the piece and its dramatic potential.

- Amanda Burton

Actor Extension Telling

Being an actor is an extension of telling a story and I loved story telling as a child.

- Amanda Burton

Doing Other TV

I could suddenly see the pressures all around; these endless magazines and cheap reality TV programmes poking at women, humiliating us for every flaw. It makes me so angry. I really wonder what it is we are doing to ourselves, because I do think women can be the worst ones for picking each other apart.

- Amanda Burton

Lucky Feel Been

I have been acting for 32 years now and I feel so lucky to be able to have done exactly what I wanted to do.

- Amanda Burton

Think Emotions I Think

I think you know what you're up against when you take on a piece that you know is going to involve dragging up a lot emotions - you can end up being deeply immersed in gloom.

- Amanda Burton

Education Been Very

I was taught by my father. He was head of the primary school so I went to his school until I was 11 - I was the youngest of four daughters and we had all been taught by him. But I didn't really enjoy my secondary education that much, probably because I am a very physical person and don't enjoy sitting at a desk all day.

- Amanda Burton

Always Actress Wanted

No, I always wanted to be an actress.

- Amanda Burton

Field Like Would

If I want to run around a field when I'm 70, I would like to have that option.

- Amanda Burton

Education Through Very

But I didn't really enjoy my secondary education that much, probably because I am a very physical person and don't enjoy sitting at a desk all day. I just dragged myself through GCSE and A Levels, so it suited me very much to go on to drama school, which was very active.

- Amanda Burton

Think Like Listener

I like to think I'm a listener, and I'm fascinated by observing people - I suppose you just lock that in.

- Amanda Burton

Grateful Wandering Very

I was a complete tomboy. I loved wandering out in storms or walking on the beaches in the dark. It was a very free upbringing, and I'm grateful to my parents for that.

- Amanda Burton

Sleepless Nights Before

I have sleepless nights before press days.

- Amanda Burton

Been TV Very

I'd been gearing up to working in theatre since coming out of drama school, but it was an exciting time for TV drama - it was the birth of Channel 4, and Brookside was very cutting-edge at the time.

- Amanda Burton

Stupid Country Stories

What a stupid attitude we have in this country to personal stories.

- Amanda Burton

Lucky In The Past Been

I would never have changed anything in the past. I have been acting for 32 years now and I feel so lucky to be able to have done exactly what I wanted to do.

- Amanda Burton