ADVICE

If you’ll pardon me starting with a cliche, working in theatre really has ‘always been my dream’. Unfortunately, the last six years have taught me that...

@westendproducer @TheStage Any remedies for post show blues? — Charlotte Hughes (@cmhughes95) April 19, 2016 Yes – alcohol, sex and Netflix. It can be very hard when...

There are so many different professions in the theatre industry that whether you love being in the spotlight or you feel more more at...

When I started acting in the late 1970s, I was lucky enough that the state welfare system acted as a safeguard for my periods...

Don’t sit still. It might be tempting to do so; you’re sitting in a theatre after all and that seat is (relatively) comfortable. But...

What’s your other job? Reader and admin leader for InterAct Stroke Support – the only UK charity dedicated to supporting stroke recovery by using professional actors...

I came out at 14 years old. Blessed with forward-thinking and supportive parents, my real battle was at school. Margaret Thatcher had introduced Section...

1. Planning makes perfect Try to use a good-quality camera. I use a digital single-lens reflex camera when self-taping actors, but smartphones and tablets are just...

I started acting through youth theatre, and while we did a Shakespeare play around the time I joined, it was an updated version set...

Meet our panel: We have given our panellists pen-names and used stock images but their biographies reflect their real career details... Albert Parker is 58...

Simon Stephens: A Working Diary, by Simon Stephens (Methuen Drama/Bloomsbury) If I had a theatre book of the month award to give, this would be...

@westendproducer any advice for newbies on the digs list would be much appreciated. 10pm lock out reasonable? #dear — Lisa Atkinson (@secretlyfay) March 28, 2016 If...
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