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Holmes (Prime Television) - Russell and Martin Crowe interview

Television (Full Length Episode) – 2006

It’s built with Martin in mind: it has very long straight boundaries and short square boundaries.
– Russell on why the DW Crowe Oval on his farm (named to honour his uncle, Martin’s dad) is a batter’s shape
We hired a bloke who made a mistake with some chemicals at one point, after we had been doing it for three years, so we had to start all over again which was a bit unfortunate.
– Russell Crowe, on going organic in his cattle farm
It hurts me more [than whether it affects my career] directly, because it hurts my family.
– Russell Crowe on his infamous phone-throwing incident
It’s that much of a lottery at a certain point, so the fact that it's happened once is magnificent.
– Russell Crowe, on why one Academy Award is enough
Now that I’ve shed cricket pretty much out of my life, I’ve shed a lot of ego. I’m a father, like Russ — that’s probably the proudest thing.
– Martin Crowe, on what’s important to him
I believe the best song, the best pop song ever written, is ‘Alison’ by Elvis Costello ...
– Russell Crowe