Andrew Scott: ‘You have to just be comfortable with being uncomfortable’

Andrew Scott: ‘You have to just be comfortable with being uncomfortable’
Andrew Scott: ‘I think security is over-rated for artists’ Pic: Andrew H Walker/ Variety/REX/Shutterstock

Scott is probably best known for his part as the villainous Moriarty in the hugely popular series Sherlock, but he has also gained plaudits for his stage work

Andrew Scott is well known for playing troubled and mysterious characters. For 2012’s Sherlock, the hit series starring Benedict Cumberbatch which amassed millions of viewers worldwide, Scott was cast in the role of notorious arch-villain Moriarty. Then there’s his casting as the teacher in the 2017 John Butler-directed Handsome Devil, a man who proves inspirational to his students, but has a hidden side he must confront if he is to become completely himself. And, of course, there’s his West End leading role as Hamlet: the most famously conflicted character of all.

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