This week we catch up with Richard Pyros who is currently appearing in Money Shots as part of Sydney Theatre Company’s Next Stage Season.
As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Who is the most important person in the world to you?
What animal best represents you and why?
The ring-tailed lemur because it’s a snappy dresser.
If you were a contestant on Deal or No Deal, how much would you need to be on offer before you walked away?
A million. And Andrew O’Keefe’s hand in marriage.
What’s the worst date you’ve ever had?
25th March, 1944.
Windows or MAC?
Which Spice Girl was your favourite?
Sporty, ‘cos she was a Scouser.
Who is the actor you would be most like to work alongside?
My fellow Residents at STC. (or Tilda Swinton!)
What five songs would be the first you put a mix tape?
Tubeway Army (& Gary Numan) – Are Friends Electric
Wilhelm Kempf – The ‘Waldstein‘ Piano Sonata (Beethoven)
Sufjan Stevens – Lo, How A Rose E’er Blooming
Underworld – Born Slippy
XX (The) – VCR
What is the best thing about theatre in Australia?
All the wonderful artists.
What is the worst thing about theatre in Australia?
What was the first piece of theatre/film/TV you ever appeared in and how old were you?
A kid’s show at infants school in Liverpool. I would’ve been about 6. I was a TV presenter and a xylophone player.
What’s the worst job you’ve ever had?
The overnight shift at a 24 hr bottle-o on Lygon St.
What’s the first website you visit when you come online?
Name one moment when you looked around, breathed happily and felt content.
On the Lido in Venice last year.?
Red or white?
White followed by copious red.
Where is the most interesting place you have travelled?
Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met?
Where do you see yourself in five years?
What’s your life motto?
’Res dura et regni novitas me talia cogunt moliri, et late fines custode tueri.’
Money Shots is playing until October 15 at Wharf 2. For more information visit: STC – Money Shots.