AofA People: Andy Wilson – Television and film Drama Director

Film and TV director, Andy Wilson has an eclectic past – he performed with the mighty Archaos (the circus that re-defined circus) as well as being a director of the wildly experimental Rational Theatre. His TV credits include Cracker, Hotel Babylon and more recently Ripper Street.

WHO ARE YOU

Andy Wilson

HOW OLD ARE YOU

58

WHERE DO YOU LIVE?

Denmark and London

WHAT DO YOU DO?

I’m a television and film drama director

TELL US WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE YOUR AGE?

It’s interesting…

WHAT DO YOU HAVE NOW THAT YOU DIDN’T HAVE AT 25?

Experience

WHAT ABOUT SEX?

What about it? Same as ever. Great fun.

AND RELATIONSHIPS?

Always challenging, but then what is the point otherwise?

HOW FREE DO YOU FEE?

Freedom is choice. I have chosen the way I want to be, so I feel free.

WHAT ARE YOU PROUD OF?

My family and my work. In that order.

WHAT KEEPS YOU INSPIRED?

Great art in any medium

WHEN ARE YOU HAPPIEST?

Watching an absolutely brilliant actor performing at the top of their game. Relaxing with family. Sleeping soundly. Cooking for people, and eating well. Drinking a bottle of fine red wine with friends. Watching my new baby playing. Not necessarily in that order.

AND WHERE DOES YOUR CREATIVITY GO?

Into my children, my relationship, and my work.

WHAT’S YOUR PHILOSOPHY OF LIVING?

Just do it.

AND DYING?

When I have to.

ARE YOU STILL DREAMING?

All day long.

WHAT WAS  A RECENT OUTRAGEOUS ACTION OF YOURS?

Pass

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