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The 98%

Aug 8, 2018

Underrepresentation, stereotypical characters, less roles but more people, sexism everywhere from the casting call to the rehearsal room and spending more time worrying about if you're too tall, too small, too fat, too thin, too old, too young, too 'plain' or too pretty than you do learning lines for an audition - just...


Jul 25, 2018

This episode is a bit over the hour mark but there's so much good stuff in it, particularly towards the end! This week Katie and Alexa speak to award winning director, Matt Holt, about various topics including the actor/director relationship, being on set, self tapes, the audition process through the eyes of a...


Jul 11, 2018

A big issue for those in The 98% of actors is working for low or no pay. In this insightful and important episode Alexa and Katie speak to Emmanuel de Lange who is Equity's Industrial Organiser of Low and No Pay about how common this is, whether actors should accept it, how things can and should change and what steps...


Jul 3, 2018

A bonus episode where Katie and Alexa have drunk 2 bottles of prosecco, which is apparently enough for them to forget (even more so than usual) about the risk of putting your foot it in when talking openly about being an actor.

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Jun 27, 2018

This week we speak to Michael Cox, one half of Hammond Cox Casting who work on all sorts of projects but are commercial casting extraordinaire’s. Katie and Alexa ask the questions all actors think regarding commercials and lift the veil on a part of the real #actorslife that is usually shrouded in mystery. Why...