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    The power of telly is surprising. If you're in a six-part series, you're famous while it's on - people point in the street. Two weeks later it all goes back to normal.
    — Paul McGann
    tags: people  power 
     
    Careers are what they are, they don't make any sense at all when you look back. We're not in charge of them.
    — Paul McGann
    tags: career 
     
    As an actor, you get hired to repeat yourself. It wears you out.
    — Paul McGann
    I admire artists who are ageing and still retaining their edge.
    — Paul McGann
    tags: artist 
     
    I love humans; always seeing patterns in things that aren't there.
    — Paul McGann
    tags: seeing 
     
    I resent almost all of the time I spend in front of the television, but I find 'The Only Way Is Essex' absolutely riveting.
    — Paul McGann
    tags: time 
     
    If you're in the so-called public eye you have to watch your P's and Q's.
    — Paul McGann
    tags: eyes 
     
    Films are artifice. We're telling stories on film. At the same time, when it works, there is a real tough immediacy and spontaneity to it, and a punch.
    — Paul McGann
    tags: time  work  real  film  stories 
     
    I never thought I'd be one of those old hams who favours theatre over everything, but I'm getting that way. Telly and film seemed more fun when I was younger; turning left on planes and washing up in nice places. But there are things that you only learn in theatre.
    — Paul McGann
    tags: thoughts  fun  film  learn 
     
    I think you can make perfectly good television just from people who are genuinely interested, talking to people who genuinely know - simple as it sounds, it can be riveting.
    — Paul McGann
    tags: people 
     
    I'm not a sci-fi lover; I wasn't from the start. So perhaps I miss that passion for other worlds, other dimensions, that sort of scope and that magnitude of storytelling; that's not my thing though I meet plenty of people whose thing it definitely is.
    — Paul McGann
    tags: people  world  passion 
     
    Brighton gives me the heebie-jeebies. When I'm near the seafront I can't sleep, I can't eat.
    — Paul McGann
    tags: sleep 
     
    Coming from a large family makes you feel protected - you have friends and allies.
    — Paul McGann
    tags: friends 
     
    I don't have a television. No. So, I don't watch anything.
    — Paul McGann
    What I did, I did without choice.
    — Paul McGann
    tags: choice 
     
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