‘West’ is one of those scripts that, when it came out, everyone wanted a piece of it and everyone wanted to be involved in it.
It’s fun doing ‘McLeod’s,’ but at the same time the show doesn’t go very deep, so there is only so far you can go with a part like that.
There are so many people who want to be the next person on ‘Home and Away,’ or they just want to be on the cover of a magazine, and they don’t really understand the craft. They’re not interested in theatre, they’re not interested in the art.
You go to New York or L.A., and every waiter wants to be a writer, director or actor. But there’s a common thread: everybody wants to do it because they love it.