All the Shakespeare parts are for young women, mostly.
As you get older, your idiosyncrasies become sort of exaggerated. So you are who you have always been, only more so.
I don't colour my hair, and I look like the back end of a bus, so I get asked to play old people.
I'm lucky because I have never been pigeonholed and the roles have kept on coming.
My mother had Alzheimer's, and it's a desperately, desperately cruel thing to witness.