‘James says that I definitely get top spot for what I did in Equus, which was effectively stand there completely naked for about ten minutes.
'When you take your clothes off - whoever you are - there is very little acting going on...
There are mobile phones up in the air but you are trying not to notice,' said Daniel of his stage performance in Equus in 2007 'I think it comes from not actually realising I didn’t have to go to my own premieres and watch the film – that’s something I’ve only just realised you don’t have to do.
I always went along and sat with everyone else watching the movie.
Radcliffe is now 25, clearly not cut out to be a rebel and it doesn’t take long to realise this when you meet him.
But honestly, it might look like I do but I don’t go round insisting that nudity clauses have to be put in my contract – I just happen to be getting it out a lot at the moment.’For Radcliffe, nudity was a way of freeing himself from Harry Potter, a role that defined him from the age of 11 when he was cast as the Hogwarts hero in what was to become the biggest movie franchise of all time.
He admits that stripping off made people look at him in a completely different way: ‘I don’t know if I actually connected those thoughts.