We don't always get the kind of work we want, but we always have a choice of whether to do it with good grace or not.
Ian Fleming was my cousin, you know. He was in naval intelligence.
I associate heavy metal with fantasy because of the tremendous power that the music delivers.
'The Impossible Dream' is, in my opinion, one of the greatest songs ever written. Here is a man, an old man, a very old man full of daring, bravery, courage, determination, romanticism and dreams.
What's really important for me is, as an old man, I'm known by my own generation and the next generation know me, too.
There are certain things producers ask you to do, and when I was starting out, I said yes to everything. I was asked, for 'Quo Vadis,' to drive a chariot. I said, 'Oh yes. I'm licenced for all vehicles.' Two days later, I was sitting in this dustbin with two very aggressive horses. I didn't stay in it for long.