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I'm 30; I don't have any commitments, and there are great parts out there that I want to play.
Katherine Kelly
I get weepy even watching the news.
It's lovely being in a hit.
I'm quite happy being single.
What is happening now to me in my career is amazing, so I dwell on the things that are happening rather than the things that aren't, because what's the point? It doesn't make them happen.
Katherine Kelly
I don't think, as a journalist, I'd ever get a story written. I'd probably spend five years researching it, and by the time I'd finish it, no one would be interested in it anymore.
Katherine Kelly
It's better to have tried and failed than never tried, you can rest easy knowing you gave it a go.
Katherine Kelly
I'm a very separate person to my job.
I don't do resolutions, as I am a rebel without a cause in that respect – I always break them by the second of Jan.!
Katherine Kelly
Don't be fooled. Looks can be deceptive. Like every working mother, I'm paddling away like a duck beneath the water.
Katherine Kelly
My mum and dad's hobby was amateur dramatics.
I know lots of people who work in the U.S. but don't live there.
My parents are really honest when they watch something. My nan is brutally honest. She'll tell me, 'Oh, you looked awful in that scene,' and I'm like, 'Well, I was giving birth at the time, so it probably worked with the character, Nan.'
Katherine Kelly
I love going to other people's weddings, but I have never desired a big white wedding for myself, and it has never been put on me as a pressure, an expectation.
Katherine Kelly
I've had a fantastic time at 'Coronation Street,' and I'm chuffed at the reaction to Becky. It's been this lovely redemption story, and I think that's what the viewers have enjoyed about it.
Katherine Kelly
Any aspirational job is tough because everyone wants to do it.
It sounds so boring – and my brothers tease, 'Oh poor you, pulling pretend pints all day' – but it's very, very long hours, and you're knackered when you get home.
Katherine Kelly
The police who did our training said 'Happy Valley' is one of the only police programmes they can watch and not burst out laughing, saying, 'As if you'd do that.' They think it's really authentic.
Katherine Kelly
I take one day at a time. I've always been like that.
In the Depression, big musicals made a comeback.
We have a part-time nanny who does a few afternoons a week. We have a nursery.
Katherine Kelly
It's hard when something's bigged up because you want people to watch it, so you have to promote it. It'd be great if it was the old-fashioned days when there was no press, and you just switched on and thought, 'Oh, God, what's going on?'
Katherine Kelly
Awards go up at Mum and Dad's, but home is home, and I don't like to bring the office home.
Katherine Kelly
I remember trying to explain the class system to a Canadian friend when we started at RADA. The funniest thing was when I told her what bonfire night is all about. It's quite dark when you start breaking it down.
Katherine Kelly
You just need a good plan and then a back-up plan!
You should see the way I walk around on the way to the nursery. I look a state.
Katherine Kelly
You've got to be brave.
So many people say you have to remember to grab hold of your bride or groom and spend time with them. I think if we had done a traditional wedding, we would have been doing it for everyone else, but this was about the two of us.
Katherine Kelly
When I read the diary of former 'Daily Mirror' editor Piers Morgan, I realised it was a tough old world to be part of.
Katherine Kelly
One of my first memories is running up and down the theatre at Wakefield Opera House.
Katherine Kelly
I initially went into 'Coronation Street' for three months. If they had said back then, 'Do you want to do it for six years?' I probably would have said, 'I don't think so.'
Katherine Kelly
I've sort of overlapped every job that I've done, really.
I'm really looking forward to filming in Glasgow with a top-class cast and crew.
Katherine Kelly
I just take every script as it comes along and take it from there.
I've already been married six times in my career as an actress – twice as Becky – so I think a wedding of my own might feel too much like work!
Katherine Kelly
Maybe having to pretend to be in love with someone and then jump into bed with them breaks the ice very quickly; friendship follows fast.
Katherine Kelly
On Sunday, we will Skype relatives – my brother lives in America, my best friend is in Canada, and Ryan's family are all in Australia.
Katherine Kelly
Becoming a mother has turned my world upside down, but in a really good way – it's the best.
Katherine Kelly
I'm a good old Yorkshire girl in that I don't like to talk about things that are on tick. As my nana always said, 'Until you've bought it, it's not yours,' so until it's signed on the dotted line, I don't like to talk about it.
Katherine Kelly
I used to work at a pub called The Miner's Rest, and the landlord, Dennis, taught me how to pour a proper pint – it's the type of place where the regulars would send their drinks back if they weren't right.
Katherine Kelly
I don't really get a buzz from playing characters that are similar to me 'cause that's not acting to me.
Katherine Kelly
I agree with my mother that having children removes a layer of skin that you never grow back.
Katherine Kelly
Our Sunday evenings tend to be quiet and relaxing, and we try to go to bed early before the start of another busy week.
Katherine Kelly
I've got a green card, so I can work there any time, but I hate reading about actors going to America, because it's not like that anymore.
Katherine Kelly
I have many close male friends.
I've never been a person to wish for stuff – I just take it as it comes.
Katherine Kelly
I was excited when I first got the call, when I heard BBC Four were making a biography and they were interested in me being a part of it.
Katherine Kelly
I'm delighted to join the cast of 'Field Of Blood: The Dead Hour.'
Katherine Kelly
There's no sort of hierarchy at 'Corrie.' The crew get on.
I always took 'Coronation Street' a year at a time anyway. It was the 50th anniversary; I'd been there five years. It just felt right to leave.
Katherine Kelly
Whenever there was a show like 'Calamity Jane,' me and my siblings would be plonked on stage in a costume because it was easier to have us in it rather than sort out babysitters.
Katherine Kelly
I have been listening to people's advice. Being a parent, you need all the advice you can get.
Katherine Kelly
I agree with my mother that having children removes a layer of skin that you never grow back.
Katherine Kelly
I bought the 'Happy Valley' DVD because Steve Pemberton was in it.
I'm always proud to be in something that's good.
As for getting married, I don't have strong feelings, really – I can take or leave it.
Katherine Kelly
There are lots of people in my life I just don't get the chance to see as much as I would like.
Katherine Kelly
I would always consider going back to 'Coronation Street.'
The RSC changed my career, and 'Coronation Street' changed my life.
Katherine Kelly
In the evening, we either go to the cinema or stay in and get a takeaway – my favourites are Chinese or Indian.
Katherine Kelly
Until I'm actually stood on the set doing the job, I always keep my options open.
Katherine Kelly
I remember, when I was a teenager, 'Pride And Prejudice' came out. We hadn't had a period drama for ages, and were all glued to it, and for the next three years, Jane Austen series were being made.
Katherine Kelly
I couldn't knock on people's door; if they answered the door and said, 'I don't want to speak to you,' I'd be like, 'Oh, OK then – I wouldn't either, to be honest.'
Katherine Kelly
If you drop a line in the theatre, you can usually find a way round it. But you can't do that as easily on television – you're in the hands of too many people.
Katherine Kelly
I've got a great husband who's very good with Orla – she's a real daddy's girl.
Katherine Kelly
That's the great thing about 'Corrie': it is an ensemble cast, and it didn't rest on one person's shoulders by any means.
Katherine Kelly
I miss everyone on 'Coronation Street,' but I don't miss playing Becky.
Katherine Kelly
The next series of 'Mr Selfridge' has moved on five years. It's 1914 now, and the war is brewing. Halfway through the series, some of the Selfridges staff have to go off to fight, so they get women in to do the men's jobs.
Katherine Kelly
If I had a penny for every time I've been asked if I'm going to work in America.
Katherine Kelly
I enjoy what I'm doing at the moment and try not to think too much about the future.
Katherine Kelly
Even at home, I don't have pictures on the wall of jobs I've done.
I'd be a terrible journalist. I wouldn't want to pry; I just don't have that nature.
Katherine Kelly
You can't go back to work unless you have a great support network, whatever that is. My mum and dad, sister, and husband are great.
Katherine Kelly
We take each week as it comes; we're juggling just like everybody else. It's all about spinning plates.
Katherine Kelly
As an actress, weekends can be spent working, but my husband, Ryan, works regular hours as an analytics manager for L'Oreal.
Katherine Kelly
I take my hat off to working mums and especially single working mums. I honestly don't know how they do it.
Katherine Kelly
There's no point daydreaming about what you want to play, because there might never be a script with that part in.
Katherine Kelly
I always look so different in different roles, people are never quite sure. Which is the way I like it.
Katherine Kelly
When I left 'Coronation Street,' I wondered if I could ever be lucky enough to work with such a unanimously wonderful company of good people – and I've just come to that good bunch again.
Katherine Kelly
I wouldn't put myself on the same pedestal as Sarah Lancashire.
I really like lads and grew up with two brothers and all of their mates. I'm also close to several actors that I've played opposite.
Katherine Kelly
It's been great for me to play a real baddie.
All I know is Andrew Davies is an amazing writer; I adore the scripts. I think that Jeremy Piven is outstanding.
Katherine Kelly
I've got a really good network that includes friends who all had babies within eight weeks of each other, plus my sister, a lovely part-time nanny and a nursery where Orla goes for half days.
Katherine Kelly
The novelty of corsets and dresses and hats very soon wears off.
I can't imagine soaps will ever stop, because people will always watch as long as they have great stories and characters. But the soaps will have to keep evolving, won't they?
Katherine Kelly