British actor Eddie Redmayne consults his school drama teacher when he needs advice on movie roles.

The Les Miserables star has forged a successful screen career since graduating from Eton College in England in 2000, but Redmayne still turns to his former teacher Simon Dormandy whenever he needs acting guidance.

He tells the London Evening Standard newspaper, "Occasionally I'll call up Simon and say, 'Can I just come and run through some stuff with you?' He is still the person whose advice I seek... I had one teacher who was so inspiring he gave me a career. He was always brilliant when we were at school."