• Fresh from a costume fitting, where I had been posing in front of the mirror assuming what I thought was a strong position - arms folded, know - I met with the woman in charge of Holloway police station. She gave me the most invaluable advice: never let them see you cry, and never cross your arms. When I asked why, she said 'because it is a defensive action and therefore weak.

    Helen Mirren (2011). “In the Frame: My Life in Words and Pictures”, p.201, Simon and Schuster