To add to the challenge, Maimie was told the part was hers less than a fortnight before filming began. ‘I know it had been offered elsewhere before me,’ she says candidly. ‘So when I got it, it was brilliant but also terrifying and I was a nervous wreck for the whole shoot. Fortunately, Joyce was a nervous wreck too, so I was able to channel my neurotic thoughts into her.’
It talks a lot about how Maimie’s acting career so far, including her upcoming role as Milady in The Musketeers. There are no real spoilers in the article, but it is interesting to see what we can look forward to seeing with her character!