Trained Actor, Still in Training – Lesson Six – Longevity

I am now half way through an eleven month long tour, and I am really starting to feel it now. Before which I had...

The Bully at Work – Mental Health under attack (PART 1)

Mental health is really coming under the spotlight and even David Cameron has said that not enough has been done to end the stigma...

Self-Love Spelt Out – All You Need This Valentine’s Day

So it's here again, the day of mass consumerism just in order to express love to our nearest and dearest. But I want to...

Recipe – Perfect Pancakes

Cook the perfect pancakes this Pancake Day with this foolproof recipe. For traditional pancakes enjoy with a dash lemon and a sprinkle of sugar...

Mindfulness 101 – The Mindfulness Journey

Welcome to a new series on The Daily Spectacle - Mindfulness 101. As a vocals student and former drama school student I have learnt the need to...

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...

Trained Actor, Still in Training – Lesson Four – Dealing with Homesickness

The most common jobs for young actors fresh on the scene are touring jobs. If you get a touring job in England, it can...

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 Three – Self Discipline

For today's lesson, I'll be using a very specific example from my personal experience. When I was at drama school, there was one note I...

Trained Actor, Still in Training – Lesson Two – Keep Playing

I'm pretty certain that every drama school comes equipped with that eccentric teacher who's main objective is to get you to 'keep playing'. In...