"I think as a woman it’s in our nature to nurture someone else. Sometimes at the expense of ourselves."
"That’s kind of the beauty of being a woman. I think the reason why strong women have such a powerful impact is that you’ve got the strength of a man with the heart and sensitivity of a woman. I think that is where Daenerys could go to, but, my God, she’s still learning. This season is a very interesting one because her situation and her surroundings betray a more secure position than the reality of where she’s actually at.”
"It’s been life changing. From the mad things you do while making it, to the experiences you get from travelling around the world promoting it. The Americans love it, which is fabulous, I love that it’s so quintessentially British, yet so globally huge. The scene of me on the back of a motorbike with The Doctor, driving past Big Ben — I’ve never felt more British in my life!"