BLOG – US CITIZENSHIP – JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2024

BLOG – US CITIZENSHIP – JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2024

On 17 January 2024, I became a citizen of the United States of America - I now have dual citizenship. I attended my interview where I was given a civics test, asked to read and write in English and asked some questions about my employment and travel history. The...

BLOG – ACTORS’ STRIKE FINALLY ENDS – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2023

BLOG – ACTORS’ STRIKE FINALLY ENDS – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2023

The actors’ strike finally ended on 9 November 2023 and was ratified by 78% of the membership on 5 December 2023. With the strike over, there was a small, flurry of television auditions at the end of the year – all saying, “memorization not required”, as SAG-AFTRA had...

BLOG – TAKING CONTROL – FEBRUARY/MARCH 2023

BLOG – TAKING CONTROL – FEBRUARY/MARCH 2023

If you’ve read January’s blog, you’ll know that I’ve been struggling with the industry and the way it operates in Los Angeles. By the end of February, I was in a place where I wanted to quit all together so I decided the better option would be to take control. I...

BLOG – WHERE’S THE RESPECT FOR ACTORS? – January 2023

BLOG – WHERE’S THE RESPECT FOR ACTORS? – January 2023

Over the last ten years or so, working in both LA and the UK, I’ve noticed there is a stark difference in the way actors are treated in each place. Every project varies, of course, but the huge supply of actors in LA appears to result in little value being placed on...

POST – RRR – YOU MUST SEE THIS FILM! – December 2022

POST – RRR – YOU MUST SEE THIS FILM! – December 2022

To me, the absolute joy of cinema is when it encompasses visual spectacle with brilliant storytelling. RRR is an epic film that somehow combines virtually all the themes found in movies in just the one film: overcoming the monster, the quest, buddy love, voyage and...