Philippa Hammond is a learning and development consultant and actor who blends the worlds of business and performance to train confident public speaking, leadership and personal brand. Read more about Philippa and her work at and follow her on Twitter at @TalkingSpeaking.

Aspiring actors start here

Getting into acting takes time and hard work. It doesn't happen overnight. Here's how to help make it happen. Create your product: Learn how to do it - save up for, source and attend some theatre, screen and voice acting training. This will tell you if you like it and…
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Make corporate roleplay work for you

Corporate roleplay work is a popular resource for actors during those inevitable times when you don't have an acting job. I've used roleplay as a learning and development consultant for quite a while, and I often take engagements as an actor/roleplayer too. Here are my top tips for making it…
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Get into voice acting

"I haven't got a voice reel but I really want to do some audio drama - can I send you my photos and CV?" I'm currently casting a series of audio dramas, and it's surprising how often actors applying for a role tell me this. We need to hear you!…
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