Darren Boyd Quotes

  • Telly and films has been my thing, not necessarily by choice, and if the right piece of theatre came along, I would jump at it.
  • I think the idea of creating a character from scratch, one that has not been done in a novel or an existing story, is immensely exciting, terrifying and ultimately rewarding.
  • I used to watch 'Cagney & Lacey' with my mum back in the day. I can't remember any of their storylines, but I remember really knowing these two friends like I would know real people.
  • Oh my goodness; the highlight of my career. I couldn't pick a show or a moment because that would just be impossible.
  • I love comedy with a passion, and I hope that shows in my work. I would never want to move an inch away from comedy. What I want to do is continue to grow and extend myself, so if anything, I'm adding things on.
  • I like being in a collaborative and respectful environment. When you're in an environment spearheaded by ego and fear, it's the death of creativity.
  • I used to get in trouble with my old agent, because I've never been driven by fear or need or greed. I want my work to represent me as a person, so I can be quite fussy.
  • It's funny - when you look at the real A-listers nowadays, look at how many live in and around Hollywood. Most of them live on a ranch in Utah. It's no coincidence these guys get in and get out.
  • If you do something that is not gags and punchlines and is character-based, where there are no jokes as such, then it all has to come from a place of truth, and I love that - I love nothing more than getting very serious about my comedy.
  • I don't want to bore people or myself - to be busy is something to be grateful for, but to be busy doing diverse work is absolutely... I wouldn't change it for the world. I feel very lucky for that.
  • I come from a background where I like collaboration and improv. I think that it is important.
  • A character is as much about what you do as what you say.
  • Auditions are very strange - you're there to win, to seek approval. They never get easier, but I did realise that you're there voluntarily, after all.