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Monthly Archives: July 2008


Some actors may wonder why they don’t get an audition. It’s not always because they weren’t picked to be seen. Sometimes going through the CV’s we discover someone we know who has submitted themselves for the role and we think would be perfect. They will then be offered the role without that part being auditioned. [...]
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Bad news

I unhappily bumped into one of the great conmen of the West End this week. A meeting with him is like having a barrel of oil poured over your head. He’s slick and smooth but before very long you know you’ve come into contact with something extremely nasty, and it takes a severe mental scrub [...]
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Jay Johnson

I’m not sure if The Arts Theatre sells out anymore, but just in case, don’t risk it! The Two and Only is a priceless show and I recommend you grab a ticket just in case the word gets round too quickly. A unique, hugely enjoyable show about one man, many voices and his glorious relationship [...]
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Nelson Mandela

Mandela is unsurprisingly one of my heroes. But I am surprised how often the media have sought to excuse his long silence on Robert Mugabe, only recently broken. As a child I remember being taught that none of our Biblical heroes are without flaws, that the very greatest men and women are inevitably human. It [...]
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