Plays Morrissey are you a Morrissey fan?
“I am definitely a Smiths fan… My music taste is all across the board really, I love everything from Stereophonics to Chopin.”
when you were researching the role, what was the most invaluable resource?
“We were very, very strict with what I read and didn’t read. I didn’t read his autobiography but I watched Saturday Night and Sunday Morning. I listened to Smiths music rather than Morrissey music.”
How important is Morrissey and Linder sterling’s relationship in the film?
“Massively – she’s the spark that kicks everything off really, because he’s got all this Jack Lowden as a pre-fame Morrissey Smiths-era Morrissey