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The anonymous West End Producer is our resident agony uncle, answering all your theatrical questions on acting, drama school, backstage roles and other performing arts related topics. Tweet him now with your questions at @WestEndProducer.

https://twitter.com/AntWalker_Cook/status/1014236454573264896 Acting is a subjective sport, where everyone has their own opinion about who is good, and what represents talent. Actors can be critically acclaimed,...

Is it acceptable to put an understudy on so you can watch England in the World Cup? — Hewitt’s Coming Home! (@TJ_Hewitt) July 3, 2018 Understudies...

Why, when you reveal your career, do people insist on telling you about their nephew/friend/neighbour who is a local amdram star/who has been in...

Should an actor focus on creative projects outside of acting? Such as directing or swigging a bottle of Dom outside of @NationalTheatre whilst singing...

Dear @westendproducer... When will this ever end? pic.twitter.com/J11VWIO88T — ionica (@Adriana_ionica) June 10, 2018 I’m not sure it ever will. Millions watch people on I Love...

@westendproducer If the people in the circle below you are spending more time looking at their phones than the stage, are you then allowed...

Any tips for a student about to start a 3 year training course? #dear — Chris Tierney (@Chris_Thing2) May 29, 2018 Yes. Enjoy it, dear. Your...

If the EU directive on stage lighting comes into force, what are we going to do?? Seems to me it’s either candles or get...

@westendproducer Is there a bias against casting unrepresented actors? — Marcus Churchill (@M_Churchill24) April 9, 2018 Sadly, yes. The business is a whole lot harder if...
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