Michael Sheen | Creativity Is At The Core And Heart Of Who We Are
“The sorts of stories that we tell each other about who we are and who we can be is based on who gets to tell them. If certain people from certain places don't get the opportunity to be in that arena then those stories will dry up again and we will go back to how it was before. So when people talk about the arts being this nice luxurious add on that we have, it’s not, it’s about who we are.”
Interview with Micheal Sheen, Miranda West founder of DO Book Co and Carlo Navato founding partner of the DO Lectures.
We all know him as a great British actor in everything from ‘Damned United’ to ‘The Queen’ but he’s also a passionate activist for a fairer world and of democracy. So he’s getting more involved with community issues back in his hometown, Newport in Wales. As he says, we have to start somewhere and he suggests we need to start by doing and listening. If we are unhappy with the options before us, the most urgent need must be creating alternatives.