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Interval - 2
In Interval 2 we discuss the previous 5 episodes and the developments since recording them. Oh, and Ollie has a big rant about a recent commercial casting. Big. Huge.
Ep. 10 - The Social Network(ing)
The idea of having to 'network' makes most of us feel physically sick. However, we're told it's a crucial part of the job and you have to do it to get ahead. So, just how important is it? AND how does the continued rise of social networking platforms help or reduce our ability to interact with the industry efficiently? This week we discuss the idea of networking and how best to do it. To network or not network, that is the question!
Ep. 9 - Headshots? The good, the bad & the ugly.
We're doing it... we're finally talking about headshots. The good, the bad and the very often ugly. We discuss our personal experiences of the many different headshots we've had over the years and ask THE question. Headshots - How important are they really?
Ep. 8 - The Juggling Act w/Emily Lloyd-Saini
Emily Lloyd-Saini is an Actress, Comedian, Writer, Improvisor and Radio Host; so when it comes to juggling, she's got more than a few balls in the air. Luckily that's exactly what we're discussing this week - juggling a multi-faceted career. It's almost as if we plan it!
Ep. 7 - Great Expectations
In our first listener suggested topic, we discuss 'expectations'. How do you manage your expectations for auditions, careers and those of the people around you?... All without becoming consumed bitterness when reality has something else in store for you.
Ep. 6 - Taking Creative Control
After the briefest of breaks we return to talk about how you can set about creating your own work and regale you with stories from our chequered pasts of trying to create not wait to varying levels of success!
Interval - 1
In the first of our 'intervals' we reflect about our previous 5 episodes and discuss some of the feedback and things we've learnt. We also talk about the Royal wedding because it was on in the background. Meghan was an actress, so it's totally relevant, right?
Ep. 5 - Training... Worth the Drama?
On this week's episode we discuss the pros and cons of formal drama school training in the UK. Why it's unique in the world and what we wish we knew when we left. Ollie also reveals the A-list actor that convinced him to quit after only a year (Kind of!).
Ep. 3 - Nah Mate, I'm Resting.
This week we're talking about the joys of unemployment a.k.a the majority of an actors life. Between us we've had almost every day job imaginable; in this episode we regale you with some of the funniest things we've done for money and what we do to keep ourselves motivated when we're 'resting'. Oh, and the snack of choice is double choc-chip cookies because... well, why not!
Ep. 2 - Beauty's in the Eye of...The Exec?
In this week's episode we discuss beauty, self-image and the growing pressure on actors to look a certain way. No stone is left unturned with botox, dodgy breakdowns and Ollie's hairline all under the microscope. Meanwhile, Emily eats lovehearts throughout...
Ep. 1 - Living Life on a Pencil
British actors Oliver Powell & Emily Chase say hello to the wonderful world of podcasting with open and honest chats about the industry they're trying to sustain a career in. In episode 1 they lay out the plans for the series and start with a topic close to their own hearts - The magical world of commercials!