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Straight White Hate Mail

I was signed quite early – eight months into my comedy career. Instead of assuming that this might mean I actually possess some talent, a lot of people, including this week’s subject, Nick, before they had even seen me perform…

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Redefining Professional Purgatory

A few years ago, the business journalist Emma Gannon coined the term multi-hyphen. It was a revelation, having spent several years in no man’s land, career limbo dare I even say – professional purgatory…

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Will ‘Cinders’ go to the ball?

What do you want to be when you ‘grow up’? Apart from a Disney princess, I have always wanted to be a BBC continuity announcer, a casting director and a columnist on a national newspaper or magazine.

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The Expectation to Hustle

Pursuing a career in the creative industry is brave in itself. You opt-in knowing that there isn’t a lot of clarity in terms of your career pathway…

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My Happy Place

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week so my focus is on finding the joy in life. I’m giving thanks to all the people who’ve supported me over the last difficult year and celebrating the achievements and new relationships that have come out of one of the most challenging times of my life so far.

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