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How to: Survive a Dance Call

In this new HOW TO series on Bloody Hell Brennan, I’ll be occasionally sharing my vast wisdom about the showbiz industry, hopefully passing on useful tips to fellow performers. In this first  one, I examine How To Survive a Dance Call. The phone rings. It’s your agent. ‘FINALLY,’ you think, ‘IT’S NOW! MY BIG BREAK I S FAST APPROACHING.’ “You’ve got an audition tomorrow at 11am. It’s for the West-End show you’ve dreamt of being in ever since you were in the womb.”  ...

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Culture, Eats and Drinks, Edinburgh Fringe, Events, Music, Theatre, Travel

Edinburgh Fringe 2014- The Round-Up

Well, I’ve shaken off my tartan, emptied my rucksack of one bazillion flyers and started the inevitable liver healing process- it can only mean one thing. Edfringe is over again for another year. This year was (as ever) totally riotous, and provided me with much to laugh, think and wonder about. It gave me all manner of performance to slam my eyes onto, pints to quaff with so many great people and heralded the end of another summer. Here’s what we got up to. The Shops Head to  ...

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Culture, Events, London, Theatre, Theatre, West-End

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Digital Press Night

Only but a few short sweet weeks ago I hopped along to the Savoy Theatre to catch Dirty Rotten Scoundrels in it’s previews. And I HANDILY blogged about it here. I bloody loved the show, with it’s slick, sassy routines and ballsy, often filthy comedy. So I calloohed and callayed when I was invited last week to attend the Digital Press Night for the show. Before having a bit of a lovely schmooze with some lovely free booze, we were invited to jump onto the stage to be put through  ...

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Culture, Dance, London, Theatre, Theatre, West-End

Dance Delight: Sleeping Beauty at the Royal Opera House

What does one do with an unexpected day off? Mooch about town? Grab a coffee somewhere? Watch an entire series of Gossip Girl in a day? WELL luckily for me when that rare and evasive mistress named ‘Day Off’ called my name on Wednesday, I managed to blag a cheeky freebie to attend the schools matinée of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ at the Royal Opera House. I’d never been to the ROH before, and now I have been I am aching to go back. It’s a theatre at its most  ...

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