Harry Potter and Vera Drake actor also says people are overburdened with choice because there are too many TV channels
“I don’t know why people can’t engage in just one thing. I don’t understand this obsession with having to eat or drink something at every moment of the day,” she said.
The multi-award-winning actor said she even goes so far as to avoid eating when watching television at home. “I don’t do TV dinners. There might, at one point in the evening, be a very small, very naughty bowl of ice cream. But that’s not noisy.”
Staunton was scathing about the quality of television. “I don’t want American television here. It’s channel after channel after channel, and that dilutes things. It’s like going to a big supermarket and being overwhelmed by the choice of biscuits.” [ . . . ] Read more in The Guardian: Imelda Staunton calls for ban on eating and drinking in theatres | Culture | The Guardian