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The Industry
Angela Jones performing on stage at the Spotlight Prize 2022
Angela Jones: Triumphs, Trials and Tips from a Spotlight Prize Winner

Best Stage Performance winner Angela Jones on life after drama school and her Spotlight Prize experience. Before graduating in 2022, Angela was nominated by her drama school, the London Academy of Dramatic Art (LAMDA), for the Spotlight Prize, and went on to win for Best Stage Performance. Since then, she’s gained agency representation, worked in […]

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The Industry
Dexter and Emma in Netflix's 'One Day' staring intimately at each other
Meet the Casting Director: Rachel Sheridan on Netflix’s ‘One Day’

Casting director Rachel Sheridan on her experience casting Netflix’s ‘One Day’, memorable cast moments, and what draws her to a project. Rachel Sheridan CDG is an award-winning casting director, responsible for casting some of the biggest shows around, including Channel 4’s Big Boys and the BAFTA and BAFTA CYMRU award-winning series In My Skin. Most […]

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The Essentials
Denise in 'EastEnders' walking through the market while Chelsea and Ravi smirk at her
How to Start Your Acting Career in London

How to become an actor in London, including where to find auditions, drama schools and the cost of living in the capital. London is the centre of the UK’s entertainment industry, making it a popular base for performers. Often referred to as the ‘theatre capital of the world’, it has around 40 theatres in and […]

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Getting Work
Sean Bean and Stephen Graham standing by prison bars in BBC's 'Time'
What Casting Director Amy Hubbard Wants to See in the Audition Room

Audition room tips from the casting director of ‘The Lord of the Rings’, ‘Time’ and ‘Assassin’s Creed: Origins’. During her incredible career, casting director Amy Hubbard has worked on various film, television and video game projects, including blockbusters like The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies, and hit television series like Apple TV+’s Hijack […]

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casting directors
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Getting Work
Senior actress setting up a camera for a self-tape
Tips to Improve Your Self-Tape

Our troubleshooting tips and fixes for common self-taping issues, including what the best colour backdrop is, and the ideal camera setting. In all our years of providing industry advice and helping performers improve their Spotlight profiles, we’ve seen a lot of self-tapes, and we’ve noticed a few recurring issues actors are having while filming.  From […]

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spotlight experts
The Industry
Aaron Hodgetts performing on stage at the Spotlight Prize 2022
Aaron Hodgetts: From Guildford School of Acting to ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel

2022’s Spotlight Prize winner tells us about their drama school journey, auditioning for ‘House of the Dragon’, and their experience as a non-binary performer. Before graduating in 2022, Aaron Hodgetts (They/Them) was nominated by their drama school, Guildford School of Acting, for the Spotlight Prize 2022. Previous nominees include Jodie Whittaker, Gwendoline Christie and Ben […]

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