India, Aug. 24 -- What did you think of the Riviera's script when you first read it?

I thought it was ambitious. We only got the first two episodes to read and a gentle overview of where things would go after that so you base your appreciation on those two things. But it was a very intriguing series and a world full of art that I haven't seen before on television so I was glad to jump in and be a part of it.

How do you go about preparing for a role and do you build up a backstory to your character?

When you're doing a TV project of this nature, you can replace your backstory with front one because you don't know where the character's going to end up. Also, the information about their backstory contained in the first couple of scripts y...