Claire Bloom, Herself
It was all an evocation of the melancholy and insular world of London that he remembered - and both loved and hated, of course. Because, you know, he'd been in a workhouse, he and his brother Sydney, as children. I mean, they'd been completely destitute. And when you go to that part of Kennington, now, which is now being gentrified, even when I was young, it was pretty dreadful.