BBC HomeExplore the BBC
This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Find out more about page archiving.

18 June 2014
Accessibility help
Text only
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Buffy the Vampire Slayer

BBC Homepage
Entertainment
Cult homepage

Contact Us

Like this page?
Send it to a friend!

 

Interviews | Kristine Sutherland
Denial, thy name is Joyce

PictureTurning a blind eye to the Slayer

Naz Golland: What do you think of the Buffy musical episode and would you have liked to have been part of that?

Kristine: I haven't seen it yet so I can't really say - sorry!

Joe: Was there anything that being Buffy's mum taught you as a parent?

Kristine: Good question. That I think a healthy amount of denial is important in giving your children space to be who they are.

I felt that in the first and second seasons [it] was a time in a teenager's life when she wasn't ready to share with me what her struggles were and a lot about her life.

People used to say to me, how can you be so dumb as not to notice that your daughter was a superhero. My answer was no because as a parent, there is a certain amount of denial and certain times you just have to trust your child.

Elaine Nicholson: Will you be making any ghostly returns in future?

Kristine: One can only hope so!

Vlad Munch: Is your real daughter jealous of your on-screen relationship with Buffy?

Kristine: No. I think she was really tickled that I went to work and had this other daughter.

I didn't allow her to watch the show as I didn't think she was old enough for the material, but she did enjoy coming to the set. Her favourite character was a zombie cheerleader from the third season.



<< Back index Next >>

Buffy the Vampire Slayer in the UK on BBC 2. Buffy the Vampire Slayer copyright Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

404 Not Found

Not Found

The requested URL /cgi-bin/call_tip3/cult/buffycutouts/ was not found on this server.



About the BBC | Help | Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookies Policy