Tim Minchin

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Nothing is more obscene than redemption. All the redemption in real life – not being an alcoholic anymore and stopping sleeping around – it's all so boring.

I had to be careful because the movie is a bit of a sacred text, and I don't really do sacred.

I'm trying not to have a type. I'm just the longhaired type – that's the only thing pinning me down.

He learns to be kind and generous and altruistic without expectation of reward, . Anything that talks about the meaning of life without the cop-out is attractive to me.

Hollywood seduces a person who's used to making theater, art and having success on their own terms, and then tries to squish them into a box, and eventually throws the box out. I'll be fighting the corporate structure of the 13th-century Catholic Church. It's all the same.

When 'Matilda' came on Broadway, Matthew said we should do 'Groundhog Day' next. And I went 'Yeah!

If it becomes a franchise, I want to be an action superhero. In the press he said [the movie] was unimprovable. I don't think art needs to be improvable. I don't suppose 'Les Misérables' is an improvement on the Hugo [novel], but it's brilliant. Hollywood could not have been more of a cliché if it tried. I came thinking, all that talk about money and executives, surely it's hyperbole. But it couldn't have fit the script more.

The job isn't writing songs, the job is deciding when to write a song.

When I was 17, I rewrote the songs for a musicalized version of 'Love's Labour's Lost'. The next year, I rewrote the songs to Brecht's 'Mother Courage.' Then I finished my degree and said to Mom and Dad: 'Can I have a year just doing theater? I'll just wash dishes.

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