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Method-one acting: EastEnders’ John Altman says dope, LSD, cocaine, opium were better than alcohol

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EASTENDERS actor John Altman is from the method-one school of acting. Speaking to the Sun, Atlman, who played EastEnders‘ nasty Nick (think middle-aged Sid Vicious without the charm) “revealed he once took heroin, just like his junkie alter-ego”.

Actor took drugs! It is a shock.
Says Altman:

“Everything Nick’s taken I’ve probably taken at some point or another — dope, LSD, cocaine, opium. The first time I did opium was in an opium den in a tower block in the back streets of Calcutta, and I smoked it from a pipe. I threw up afterwards, but when I got back to my hostel I drifted off into this incredible hallucinogenic dream.”

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Posted: 8th, February 2015 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0