Author: The Accidental Disruptor

As soon as an organisation is reluctant to investigate something my immediate thought is that they're covering something up. That's not to say that they are. . . but having run a business I understand that reputation is everything. Therefore..
Seldom have I been so frustrated than I've been this weekend reading the media (legacy and social) coverage that Central has had over the fact that they've decided to scrap their audition fees. People lauding them as trailblazers, industry professionals..
Back in 2021 when The MTA first announced that it was closing (don't ask. . . it turned out to be a dress run for the following year) I said in our press release that we wouldn't be the last..
Recently my social media feeds were full of people remembering where they were and what they were doing on that fateful day in 2020 with the industry shut down. Months of uncertainty followed with so many freelancers stranded when the..
Another day, another article in The Stage about ongoing issues at a vocational training college, and another day of silence from our industry. Having campaigned for so long now for the vocational training industry in the UK to have an..
The ITV drama Mr Bates Vs The Post Office has left the UK reeling at the thought that so many people, with such compelling evidence could have been ignored, railroaded into admissions of guilt, incarcerated and fundamentally had their worlds..
Over on Deadline Jake Kanter has been writing articles on the poor practice still taking place in UK drama colleges. His latest article features yet more stories coming out of Arts Ed, this time focused on the Principal who was..
A few years ago I wrote a blog about the dangers of people lying online and the danger of people failing to remain curious. I noted how anybody can say/write anything online and noted how narratives can grow way beyond..
I've been following with interest the long thread of polls that the girls over on the 98% pod put out a week ago. Firstly if you don't follow/listen to the 98% pod you really should. Katie and Alexa speak for..