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Anticipation, I love it, can’t wait….just want it to be now.  Well, we are pre-festival season. I’d like to start talking about what I feel is important in the various roles for you to hire for your next production! First,...
Playing to type can and does work, here is an example, which is opening now and is already getting lots of press – a rom/com musical – how much more type do ya get: La La Land I don’t know...
Time Warping I wonder when Tim Curry took on the role of Dr Fank N Furter, he was worrying about type?  As you probably know, they are doing a remake of this iconic film – ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ with...
OK, hands up, I’m a Trekkie, from before the time that term was even created and seeing as the new Star Trek movie is to be released, I thought about what it means for me today to ‘Boldly go where...
Like most people, I always start things with the best of intentions and todays post is another one of those.  It’s a chance for me, once a month, at least, to let you know what I’m up to! I’m terrible...
I don’t know about you, but I love Carpool Karaoke with James Corden.  They are brilliant to watch and the latest 1 is with Jennifer Lopez, check it out here. How do they do it?  Why do we watch it? ...
Coming from the operatic singing background, the idea of creating your own work isn’t a new 1, but, of course, it’s 1 of the biggest things people talk about for those periods when you just don’t have work coming in,...
What makes a good CV/Resume? I have been very lucky to do Chrys Salt’s class at the Actors Centre in London, which I can highly recommend, if she is still running them, which handles this problem and many others. I’ve,...
Over the years, I’ve taught a lot about how to breathe, which always seems odd to me, as it’s something we do all the time?! Yet something happens when we start  to think about how we do it?  Why is...
The Good When you want to get your profile started, new material for your showreel, help a mate on their project or have been out for a while and feeling rusty, student films  can be a great place to gain...