Perhaps the subject is close to his heart because he has always loved kids and young people. He’s been broody “for ever” – a few years ago he said that he’d like to be a dad by his mid-30s. “Yeah, I’m a bit behind on that,” he says ruefully. “Maybe it’s because I was an only child, but I’ve always wanted kids. I’ve realised now that the reality of children is you have to be in the right place with the right person.”
34. Infinite fangirl. Sherlock. Doctor Who. Torchwood. Nerd. Anglophile. Fairly certain that I was born in the wrong country.