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It’s Cannes o’clock

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I’ve written about Cannes a bunch of times on here…and you know I love to bang on about the good stuff….like film festivals, and fun and acting. So this week I shared a few of the things you should think about packing when en route to Cannes, along with what to do if you didn’t yet sort...

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Choices, and more choices

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Choice is a funny thing. It comes into our lives every day but often we are completely oblivious that we are making choices. Then there are times when it smacks you in the face like a wet cloth and you’re really aware of the fragility of life, and the effects of your yes’ and no’s. For...

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Do I stay or do I go?

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What a brilliant song! What a brilliant thought. It’s that time of the year when everyone is talking about TV pilots, and mates are prepping for LA. I’ve been working on my American accent daily, and finishing off some new showreel scenes, and excitement is in the air. I mean it’s nearly Spring right… well...

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My top ten secrets (to my own potential fame)

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Acting fears and stooopid stuff So here goes. I’m actually doing this. I’m announcing the top ten things that terrify me about acting or are my reality. My truest secrets, and what I think to myself about overcoming them. I wonder if any of these resonate with you. In no particular order… 1. I’m terrified...

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Kitchen cabinet health: five little health learnings

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Time to get you all ready for the craziness of Christmas parties, mulled wine binging, turkey, cakes, germ ridden tubes and the likes. And with that comes a need to pay extra attention to our bodies so when January hits and we all start detoxing, we can keep our body healthy as acting auditions start to...

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Why books (and classes) are so important

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Have you ever sat down and thought, blooming heck, all I seem to do is send agent emails and tweet back to Casting Director and nothing much else?! Insanity right. Do you make time to read in between your auditions and line learning and television watching? I had a brilliant acting book that I was...

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UK TweetFest gala

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For the last six years I’ve been running the UK Actors Tweetup, alongside a bunch of incredible folk. And now the time is here for our first ever short film festival, AKA TWEETFEST. This week we announced the final line up for the gala event taking place at the Hackney Attic at Hackney Picturehouse on...

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Social media #muppets

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So I recently had the chance to attend an event that was kind of a big deal. You know the ones. Glamorous, fancy and, best of all, free! The ones where you get to wear a fancy dress and you spend the whole night walking around with that fake stylish swagger that shows all the...

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GUEST POST: How actors should network with writers

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There is nothing I love more than bringing back guest bloggers to share more stories, and ladies and gentlemen, today is that day. Writer Jody Medland, who has recently released his first novel, The Moors, is back to talk about writing and acting and all things related. This blog really resonates with me for so many...

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