Portia: You are Evelyn on those pages, just as much as I am Rosalinde! It’s your story, too. Blanche: And your novel. Portia: I did consider making Evelyn into a man. Evelyn can be a man’s name. All I would have had to do was change the pronouns. Blanche: But we never could change the pronouns, could we? Portia: No.
Upstairs Downstairs (2010) | 02x03 - A Perfect Specimen Of Womanhood
Couldn’t find this clip on Tumblr so thought I might as well post it. Amazing singing from Sheridan Smith but I also love the acting of those listening, particularly John Henshaw as Cilla’s father and Ed Stoppard as Brian Epstein.