“I think we reached a level where I kept saying to him, ‘Calm down! Calm down!’ and then I realise, ‘Oh no, that’s the wrong thing to do.’
“When I tell him to calm down, and the he goes online, he goes crazy.
“So I say, ‘Let’s go rehearse one more time and let’s go full out and just go for it,’ so I know what to expect.
“And he did and then rehearsed at that high peak and I was so, so proud because he got everything technically and he went full out.”