Arts Interview: Breaking big

As Jesse Pinkman in Breaking Bad, Aaron Paul scored the role of a lifetime' and two Emmys. But he's not content to rest on his laurels. Interview: James Mottram.

9th March, 2014
Aaron Paul: In all honesty, I never really liked the fame element, even though it's taken me many years to have my big break' Picture: Jonathan Leibson/Getty

Aaron Paul has finished shooting Top Gear, and he's buzzing. He just took the popular show's Reasonably Priced Car challenge. ''There were a couple of times when I went off into the mud, he says, his blue eyes flashing. He's being modest: he's currently top of leader board with a lap time of 1:44.7 - way ahead of fellow actors Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Jackman.

Clearly, the lad can drive. The last time we...

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