“We but mirror the world. All the tendencies present in the outer world are to be found in the world of our body. If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him. This is the divine mystery supreme. A wonderful thing it is and the source of our happiness. We need not wait to see what others do.” – Mahatma Gandhi
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..
4 pm 12th July 2022 a date/time that I'll likely not forget in a hurry. It was the time that I was booked into a Zoom with 2 members of the Trinity College London team to discuss their recommendations as..
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..
I've just been reading an article in today's Telegraph claiming that the acting world is "crueller" than it's ever been. I would completely agree that the industry did not "build back better" after the pandemic, however it's also true to..
Prior to the partygate storm resurfacing this week my social media timeline was slowly getting flooded by people speaking out about OfSted Inspections. For what it's worth I'm in complete agreement that schools need to be held accountable and indeed..
Isn't it funny how some dates just stick in your mind, whilst others (eg my wedding anniversary) never quite lodge there. 15th March 2022 I suspect will forever be one of those dates. This time last year the date was..