Are we producing too many drama school graduates?

The U.K has some of the finest and most reputable drama schools in the world including RADA and the Central School of Speech and Drama, not...

Theatre Review: ‘Orange Polar Bear’ (Birmingham REP)

Orange Polar Bear by Sun-Duck Ko and Evan Placey Birmingham REP Review by Georgia Kelly Perhaps one of the best pieces of theatre you will see this year...

Review – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang West Yorkshire Playhouse Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman Based on the MGM motion picture Directed by James Brining Reviewer:...

Theatre Etiquette: For the love of theatre behave yourselves!

As a regular theatre-goer, and having completed three graduate year drama school shows in the past six months, I find myself frequently frustrated by...

London is brilliant, but absurd: why I won’t be moving back

This is perhaps the most difficult articles I've ever sat down to write - Yorkshire tea firmly gripped in hand. Firstly, I feel obliged...

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...

Theatre Review: Truth (Birmingham REP)

Truth Birmingham REP Helen Chadwick Song Theatre & November Productions Reviewer: Georgia Kelly If, like me, you have never encountered 'song theatre' before, there is no better introduction...

Theatre Review – Flare Path

Flare Path The Original Theatre and Birdsong Productions Ltd Birmingham Repertory Theatre By Terence Rattigan Directed by Justin Audibert Reviewer: Mary Moncrieff Set in a lovely little hotel lounge, The...

Review – Dead Dog In A Suitcase

Dead Dog In A Suitcase (And Other Love Songs) Kneehigh Theatre Birmingham Repertory Theatre Written by Carl Grose, Music by Charles Hazelwood Directed by Mike Shepherd Reviewer: Sam Chipman Based...

The Cost of Drama School Training

As I approach the end of my time at Birmingham School of Acting, and the prospect of entering the already overcrowded acting industry, I...