Advice from Agents

Welcome to The Spotlight Podcasts featuring advice from leading agents.

Here you'll find tips and advice from a range of agents in easy-to-digest bite-size podcasts under 15 minutes long, often exploring one particular subject or question.

We release new podcasts regularly. As well as covering general career advice, we interviewing industry professionals on their top tips and advice for performers.

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  • John Summerfield's advice for actors
    What are the key things an actor needs to know about finding an agent? If you're a performer looking for representation or a final year drama school student, then learn from one of the best in the business - John Summerfield from Waring & McKenna
  • How to secure and work with your agent
    Agent Kevin Francis (Susan Angel & Kevin Francis Ltd) gives his advice on how a performer can secure an agent, and what tips you need to know to have a long and successful partnership with your agent.
  • Agent Daphne Waring's advice for actors
    Daphne Waring, director of leading agency Waring & McKenna, gives her advice on how graduates and performers seeking representation can catch the eye of an agent.
  • Michael Duff (Troika) - Agent Tips for Final Year Drama Students
    Michael discusses the protocol of securing agent representation whilst you are in your final year of study.
  • Top tips for succeeding as a TV presenter
    Liz Ekberg - former producer, director and reporter and now agent at Waring & Kenna - gives her top tips on how to break into television presenting and succeed in the industry.