Drama Was A Tough Act To Follow, I Almost Quit During First Year

Irish Daily Mirror|June 1, 2020

Drama Was A Tough Act To Follow, I Almost Quit During First Year
Normal People star Paul’s struggle with confidence in college
Eoin Murphy

Normal People star Paul Mescal struggled with acting in college and nearly walked out on a career that could earn him millions.

While the 24-year-old is currently flying high on the back of the show’s runaway success, he claims he almost threw in the towel.

The Co Kildare star said: “There was a period in first year in drama school and I felt like I just wasn’t getting it.

“In sport you can train lots and generally you are going to get it.

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June 1, 2020