It’s great to express yourself and tell other people’s stories and get into the minds of people who aren’t like you.
Ive felt the pressure of wanting to be known as a young actress rather than just Alisha from Misfits.
A good cup of Earl Grey tea – you cant beat it.
Id love to get my teeth into Shakespeare.
Vivienne Westwood makes such beautifully structured clothes that are especially flattering if you are curvy.
My father was a classical singer of baroque music, and my older sister was in musical theatre, and I thought about doing the same thing but then realised straight acting was for me.
Its nice to have proper film fans respecting and appreciating your work.
I’d love to be in a period drama – that’s my obsession. But being a mixed-race actress, there aren’t so many roles you’re right for.