Synopsis

So You Want to be an Actor?

So You Want to be an Actor? $12.99

Timothy West & Prunella Scales

Published by Nick Hern Books

A handbook by two of the best-known names in the business - essential reading for any aspiring actor

This short book offers practical advice and the 'dos and don'ts' to anyone considering a career in acting

Both authors are passionate about actor training, know the profession inside out and, as they say in their intro, have more than 100 years' experience between them!

They cover the whole gamut from -

Applying to drama school
Auditioning
Training
Unpaid work
Television work
Getting an agent
Enduring a West End run

" ... one of the most valuable books for young and aspiring actors that I have read in recent years ... a book to keep with you from debut to death' ~ Rogues and Vagabonds Theatre

Prunella Scales is world-famous as Sybil Fawlty and well-known on stage and screen for countless other roles

Timothy West is best-known on TV for Brass and on stage for classic roles at the National Theatre, the RSC, the West End and recently with English Touring Theatre

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