Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles It is such an honor to be here to ask you 73 questions here in London. And the first question is, what is this place? Finances. And it's beautiful. That turns out, you pay the queen a few times and then they give you this. So I guess life has been kicked up a notch, hasn't it? I'm in the presence of a queen. Where are my manners? No, really. Don't have todo do it again, but a little bit less. So, what was your first professional acting role? Uh, was bruising. And what was your first acting role ever? Jean Brodie, How old are you? 16. What did you grow up watching constantly? Dynasty Livia, Can I rent anything for you and your guests? Just a simple cup of tea. Thank you, Olivia. I can't proceed with this interview until I ask you a question about this masterpiece on your wall. What is the story with this art here? Well, it's from 17 hundreds. It's original. It's as old as your country. You sure this wasn't paying more recently comedy or drama? But how do you know when you've nailed the scene? I don't think you do it you know when you haven't nailed it. What film do you never get tired of watching? It's a wonderful life. What performance is the best of all time? I don't know. You cannot say I'm not. What's the craziest thing you've ever done? Auditioning for a role? I ate a cigarette butt. What could have it? Are you trying to adopt drinking water? What show are you currently? Binge watching the other two. What's the most outrageous thing that you've ever done in your life? Um, I pooed in the cupboard, but I was three. What's been the most difficult thing you've ever shot? Uh, madam 10 R J less miserable because she she beat Children. What accent do you think is the most difficult to master, Georgie? Well, no night. You famously do not have a process. Is that correct? The one playing such a recognizable people? Does that demand a different approach? Yes, because suddenly there's an awful lot of footage and research and documentation, and then you actually have to great stuff. Now, after reading a script, what do you do? Uh, I tried to work out If I've had a gut reaction to it, what is the most ridiculous fact that, you know, apparently, some cats are allergic to humans. A cup of tea? I would love some. Thank you. By the way, does this peel the style interview? Remind you of your peepshow days off to, You know, after you know, you're the guest. I insist on coming after you let his first come up. Okay. What? Just about to deliver? Sure. Wow. Look at this room. Yeah, well, there's even more are Yes. And this baby oldest baby ever depicted in painting 34 years old. And, uh, look at this elaborate tea set up we have here. This is incredible. What's nothing. It's just a little thing. Would you consider high tea to be the most British thing on Earth? It's quite British, along with trying to get into a room through a door. Politely. What's most British phrase ever after you? And what job would you say? Perfectly distills British humor. Laughing. How do you suggest we drink this tea? Well, I'll be Mom tonight. I have no idea that that means I'll pull. Okay, now your first rolls lean towards a very particular brand of comedy. How would you describe the humor to someone who's never seen uh, quite dark bit Kulti for me. Not for you, Mom. And how would you describe yourself? I think it's peculiar to describe oneself. Was there a time when you consider pivoting away from acting Kant? Anything else? Can you describe your style in three words? Yeah. No. What's an article of clothing that you can't bear to give away? Biggest comfy ist pants And it would be we had to give them away. She looks great, doesn't think this is a very good kind of bad. It looks really nice. Cloudy. I think I probably nailed it. It was it was extravagant thing in your wardrobe. Thank you. Welcome. I have Thebe Youthful cinema can't address such maybe for Vanity Fair andan Alexander McQueen. Who's your favorite designer right now? That's quite college, because I don't think I could choose products. Stella. What's a trend that you regret trying boob tubes go to perfume? Jo Malone, Amber Lavender. Is there any particular cause that's important for you to get behind? I would like all Children have relationship classes in schools. What's been the most positive change you've seen in the industry since you've started your career. I think the discussion about equality although we're not there yet at least the discussion has is happening in 40 years. What do you think? People will be nostalgic for life before the Internet? Favorite flower Panies Favorite word. But look, the best double. 07 of all time. Oh, don't know. Great. Sorry. Hang on. Hello? Oh, today. Uh, I'm a little bit busy. How many of you hang up, William? Can we squeeze in another 10 people? Of course. Yeah, Williams says. That's fine. Okay. Yes. Don't turn up drunk. They leave the dogs by. Who was that? That was my month. Olivia. Let's talk about fame. What's changed since winning an Oscar? I get to hang out here and you've been dubbed a national treasure here in the UK What are your thoughts on that label? You know what that means? It sounds like an old teapot. What's been the most flattering family that you've ever had? Someone said already. Voice What pre fame job. Do you remember most fondly? Definitely my cleaning job. I loved it. Can you explain what it's like navigating the award show season? You need good people around you just Teoh. Who? She said. What about the red carpet? What's that like? That's awful. I mean it. Comfy shoes, Your Oscars Accessing speech was incredible. Clicked. Um, have you re watched that since? No, not directly. It was in the background. While our baby sitter filmed the kids as their reaction. If it's those week, is there anyone you forgot to think that you would want to give a little shadow too? Right now? Yes, please. Melissa and Ulitsa Olivia for dinner this evening. Lobster Partridge, Scott. A soul. Could we have all of those on? Do you have any good outcomes? Certainly. Do. Four seconds, please. Excellent. Thank you. If you had to rename yourself as a spice girl, what would your name be? Oh, company Spice way. Have another room with another door. Let's do this. Lydia. Off to you. Holy What? I was not expecting this. What can you expect from a dinner party like this? Um, well, there'll be lots of potatoes. What songs? And upon your dinner party playlist. Um, final countdown by Europe. If you had to have lunch with one of your characters, who would you dine with? Him. What would you talk about queen at rabbits. How do you feel about some weird associations? Yes. Okay. Selfies, I think that's awful. Uh, Spanx. Great, but sweaty. No. Marie. So this isn't working to every well. Do you want to come down here feeling? Go back in time? What would you tell your 16 year old self? Coming back in time? What's the worst advice you've ever received? You don't need to say thank you quite so much as someone who's been in a beautiful relationship for 25 years. What relationship advice could you offer me? Always be kind to each other. You can interview anyone in the world. Who would it be and why? Or Barack Obama? Because I fancy him. What's the thing a character must have in order for you to play them? Mmm Mmm. Good lines on comfy shoes. And you've worked with some amazing ensemble cast. If you can create your own Dream team ensemble cast, who would it be? Oh, you'd have to start with the strip on the Dench on Dhe, then Hopkins. I could go on for a long time as well. About 10 people, maybe 15 and then in a room lattice closed doors, free booze and just let the cameras roll. And what film would that be? What happened? Once the doors closed as your ghost Young found Melissa Lem. What's the most unique aspect? Did you say that? Uh, your go slimeball Mose, How do you pronounce it? Almost famous can and will be. What was the most unique aspect of being on set and working with that guy? He is the kind ist under most brutally honest personal army. Now, I heard that Phoebe Waller Bridge wrote the godmother fleabag world specifically for you. What did you like about Godmother? She's total. If you reverse roles And you had to write a part for Phoebe, who would she be? I'd make her tiny little hairy man. Olivia, what's the question you've never been asked? Who would you marry, Dog or cat? Oh, that's a tough one to say. Okay, what name would you give a secret society? What's the best wife I number? Name you've ever seen people. OK, Livia, Last question for you. Question number 73. Who is dining exquisitely with you this evening? Oh, well, we've got my mom and some rowdy friends. The Rolling Stones and some Danish royalty. And you were, of course What? Just a what? No, I couldn't possibly How could I do that? Because I just asked you be rude not to. Yeah, but I'm so underdressed. There's no way. I know we've got that. William, we insist. Come on, stay. Get what need with us. How can I say no to this offer? Yeah, Okay. Cue the party music. It's time to party like we've never partied before. Tonight D J will save your life. It's not easy sitting down. We have some Shaka Khan. If you go on the com, you should always look yourself that because it's more flattering. Never look down. I don't know why they have mirrors underneath it.