IN THREE WORDS, YOU’RE… Bossy, passionate, warm. LAST BOOK YOU READ City of Veils by Zoe Ferraris – a fascinating glimpse into life in Saudi Arabia. SECRET AMBITION To become a grandmother. It’s not a secret to my poor daughter Emily, as I’m constantly talking about it! BREAKFAST OF CHOICE A fat-free yoghurt – any brand, any flavour. BEST GIFT YOU’VE RECEIVED On my wedding day my husband put together a video with clips from students who have been through my theatre school, sending messages from all over the world. My drama kids are my family. I blubbed like a baby. STARSTRUCK MOMENT So many, including meeting Anthony Hopkins and Omar Sharif. My greatest was when I got to sit and talk to Elizabeth Taylor. WHAT LAW WOULD YOU CHANGE? Make the world equal for women. MOTTO Live life to the full every day. RECURRING DREAM Being on stage and not remembering what play I am in – a classic actor’s anxiety dream. WHO MAKES YOU LAUGH? My daughter. My husband. Ray Winstone. WHAT DO YOU SEE IN THE MIRROR? My mum, which is simultaneously disconcerting and comforting.