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..
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..
Last year I wrote a blog about anger management post-pandemic, attempting to remind us all that our feelings were normal. I'm revisiting this topic now though as I've seen how this open wound has festered and has been weaponised by..
Increasingly I'm amazed by the bad practice in our industry that goes unchallenged and perversely accepted. For sure people speak in code about this bully or that abuser, and very occasionally some brave soul will expose the secret and name..
In 2016 when we initiated the #time4change mental health charter to seduce drama colleges, we wrote a charter that included agents, producers and theatres. The idea was that those colleges reluctant to buy into the idea of better mental health..
This week's "showbiz" news centred around the fact that David Walliams was no longer going to judge the popular TV programme - Britain's Got Talent. The headlines centred around the fact that he had been removed after the media reported..
WhatsApp eh? A brilliant way to communicate cheaply with your loved ones, or is it the chink in your armour that you've failed to notice? Remember in the good old days, before t'internet, we used to meet up with various..