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Happy birthday me…B.A.B.E. & CD giveaway

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Happy birthday to us! This week B.A.B.E. turned 8 years old and we are thrilled to bits. Eight grand old years of helping actors, of finding awesome content for actors to be better at their acting jobs, of mentoring actors and helping them get closer to their dreams, and of just generally being the go-to...

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Showreel do’s and don’ts

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There’s a lot to be said for an excellent reel. Just like an excellent headshot, an excellent showreel can get you into a room as a relative unknown. It can also stop you ever being seen if it’s absolute sh@t. So it pays to get it right. To get advice on what to put in your...

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You read B.A.B.E. – how does it all work?

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So you read B.A.B.E. and you wanna get the emails too. Here’s how it works. Firstly if you haven’t subscribed, then you can do so here: Then it’s always useful to know how the emails work. To help you as an actor, they’re sent as the following: BABE files These are complete “round-up” emails of...

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Exposed…makeup-less and honest

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If like me, you crave a morning get-ready routine, then one of the hardest things to fathom when you become a mummy, is that showers are going to take you hours and sometimes you won’t even get around to having one. That idea alone blew my mind when I first had my baby. I would...

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I was on the radio (again!!!) #humblebragging #excited

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Hi all you groovy funsters. Guess who was on Soho Radio last week – EEEEEK. I had the best time ever. I walked into the studio to meet three of the most amazing humans, running this wicked show called Free Seed on Soho every Wednesday. And for 30 minutes of that show, I got to...

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Designing for the future: trends we need to consider now

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If you’d asked me at fifteen if there’d ever be a time I couldn’t go to the drive-in cinema, I would have laughed at you like you were a real life zombie from Shaun of the Dead. No drive in cinema – HA! You got to be kidding me. It’s like my family’s Saturday night...

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Is technology bad for your baby?

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Why you might just wanna turn the iPad, iPhone, and screen OFF I was listening to this TED talk by Adam Alter (go the Aussie psychologist) recently and he said some stuff that REALLY SANG to me. And I mean sang as in – I wanted to get into a church and belt out a bible...

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First acting mummy video

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So it would only be fitting that an actor would vlog right? Wrong. Ha ha. Up to this point I haven’t. I tried in vain to start vlogs a few times and they always failed because mostly I lack the discipline to sit down and get that story onto a video, edit it and post...

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Hottest new casting resource in town…YES!

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One of the biggest frustrations I had when I first moved to the UK over a decade ago, was that I had no idea where to go to find acting work. Sure I could google it, but that didn’t tell me which sites were legitimate and which were a total fraud (just like looking for...

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Why Acting Mummy?

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Well I don’t have enough to do right – with this blog, acting mentoring, copywriting, auditions, filming, voiceovers, and running the UK Actors Tweetup. Why not do another thing – she says as she runs for cover in a tiny plastic tent hidden in the wilderness…call me in ten years when I come out from...

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