What would you do differently to what you do now?
An archeaologist – or maybe a forensic detective.
Who inspires you and why?
My mum and my grandparents inspire me because I was raised by them – their patience, hard work, determination and love is an inspiration In terms of acting – older British actor Leonard Rossiter.
What would you do to make a difference in the world?
To try and not destroy our planet – with the burning of fossil fuels and dumping into the ocean and killing the Barrier Reef… I would save the Great Barrier Reef.
Favourite holiday destination and why?
Australia – definitely – I recently had a weeks holiday to Victoria – I did the Great Ocean Road and the Grampians, and I was lucky enough to recently visit Port Douglas, Daintree Rainforest. The places are just stunning and I love the people.
When friends come to town, what attraction would you take them to, and why?
If you came to London I would take you to my fab pub Norman’s Coach & Horses – there is no music there – to encourage talking. It’s brilliant and Peter O’Toole used to drink there. Then probably on to the National (National Theatre of Great Britain) to see a show.
What are you currently reading?
The Subtle Art of Not Giving A Fuck by Mark Manson – changing my life page by page.
What are you currently listening to?
Bob Dylan: Blood on the Tracks – he is a constant in my life.
Family and friends – not being lonely and having people you love around you – and who love you in return.
What does the future hold for you?
Don’t know… I am a believer that your career chooses you, I just stay open minded – and never stop enjoying what I do…
Joshua is currently starring in the National Theatre of Great Britain’s acclaimed production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – playing at the Roslyn Packer Theatre, Sydney (until 28 July); before heading to the Adelaide Entertainment Centre Theatre (31 July – 4 August); and His Majesty’s Theatre, Perth (8 – 19 August). For more information, visit: www.curiousincident.com.au for details.
Image: Joshua Jenkins