Zero Hours Contracts: Time to abolish the life of constant insecurity & fear

Yesterday was one of the worst days of my life: my employer told me with no prior warning, and halfway through a shift, that...

The Gig Economy: Employment in the 21st Century

My old dad would never have clocked this trend. In his day you got a job and worked for the same company for the...

Trained Actor, Still in Training – Lesson Seven – Making The most out of...

If nothing else, Drama School is a haven of brilliant plays. Chances are, your head of course wants the school to look credible, and...

Trained Actor, Still in Training – Lesson Five – Dealing with Cabin Fever

In lesson four I gave some tips on dealing with homesickness whilst on tour. Lesson five is a similar issue. I'm currently touring around the...

Restaurant Review: Rivington Bar & Grill, Shoreditch

Rivington Bar & Grill, Shoreditch British pub-style grub and regional specials in informal modern dining room. Weekend brunch in the gentrified East End has become an institution, an...

100 Years on – The Battle of Verdun

February 21, 2016, marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Verdun - the longest battle of the Great War, fought...

Restaurant Review – Rubedo London

This is a review dedicated to extolling the virtues of simplicity.  If I sound like a broken record, it’s because so many restaurants are...

Recipe: Christmas Gingerbread Men

Baking gingerbread is the perfect Christmas Eve activity. These gingerbread men are incredibly simple to make and would make a lovely gift and will...

Trained Actor, Still in Training – Lesson Eight – Getting an Agent

Let's talk about agents - and the worry that getting an agent is vital, and no acting career can begin or develop without one. It...

The Small Stagey Boy: To Be, or Not To Be

Welcome to a new regular series for The Daily Spectacle. This is a sister series to my Mindfulness 101 series which will soon be restarting....