INTERVIEWS

Claire Sweeney was 20 years old when she made two minor appearances in Channel 4 soap Brookside in 1991 – appearances that turned into...

American-born Phillip Zarrilli, 67, is internationally known for training actors in a psychophysical process through Asian martial and meditative arts. He has a private studio...

After seeing Michael Flatley on television when he was six years old, Liam Riddick begged his parents to take him to dance lessons. Nineteen...

After achieving success with his parody Twitter account @Tips4Actors, actor and comedian Fergus Craig has written a follow-up book, Tips for Actors, offering advice...

The makers of Channel 4’s and E4’s interlinked dramas, Cucumber and Banana, were looking for an actor to play transsexual character Helen. Who better,...

Best known for his role in teenage sitcom The Inbetweeners as the dim-witted Big John (a role he reprised in the 2011 feature film),...

A juggler and comedian, Mat Ricardo started out nearly 28 years ago as a street performer in Covent Garden, busking alongside the likes of...

After taking up the piano as a teenager, Alex Parker’s aspirations soon turned to musical direction. Unable to find the experience he needed, he...

Tom Piper is a theatre designer, currently working on the Royal Shakespeare Company’s The Christmas Truce, based on the Christmas Day football match played on...

Dancer and singer Jasmin Rhodes recently set off on her third cruise, where she works as a live-in performer for the ship’s regular live...

Having never seen a pantomime as a child, Pete Dunwell fell in love with Christmas shows when he started performing in them. This year,...

Katy Harris is a show director for Disneyland Paris, where she has worked for 21 years. Explain your role at Disneyland. I am a show director...