Honest Actors BlogThe Honest Actors’ Blog

Award-winning acting blog featuring curated blog articles written by actors and those who live in close proximity, on a variety of subjects: family to industry, community to mental health. With regular posts by podcast creator and host Jonathan Harden, plus The Anonymous Actor and others, including Katie Elin-Salt, Chris Tester and Katie Redford.

Latest Blog Posts

  • Katie Redford

The Actor’s Guide To Surviving the Really F*cking Quiet Bit

Oh! Hello horrifically, deadly silent acting patch! What are you doing back here so soon? Honestly, there was absolutely no rush. I was doing fine. But, well, here you are…all quiet, unwelcome and absolutely pissing USELESS. There’s only so much sitting in coffee shops, hiding behind a laptop and drinking coffee’s that I can’t afford, an out of work Actress like myself, can do. And in all honesty, between me and you, it’s driving me absolutely insane.

By |September 12th, 2016|Categories: *Trending Now*, Advice to Actors, Humour|Tags: , , |
  • Katie Elin-Salt

A friendly guide to auditions

Here is a brief list of important things I have learnt about auditioning. I should point out to avoid wasting all of your time that absolutely none of these tips involve help in actually getting the job once you’re in the room. Still trying to figure that one out for myself. I’ll let you know. 

By |September 12th, 2016|Categories: *Trending Now*, Advice to Actors, Humour|Tags: , , , |
  • Honest Actors New Series

Honest Actors’ Podcast saved for second series!

UPDATE: SERIES 2 IS NOW LIVE

It’s official! The Honest Actors’ Podcast will be returning for a second series, thanks to our sponsor, TodayTix – a cracking new app for buying this week’s theatre tickets at discounted prices. Series 2 has been under wraps for months, so I’m delighted to at last be able to share the good news and publicly thank the guys at TodayTix for stepping in to save the day.

By |September 8th, 2016|Categories: Podcast Updates|Tags: , |

Join us in running the Spotlight Challenge for charity…

Want to get fit and raise money for charity?

It’s that time of year again and we at Honest Actors – i.e. the two of us that live in the flat where I occasionally stand in the cellar to record an intro for the podcast – are back in training for The Spotlight Challenge. And this year, Bronagh and I would love you to Join us on Team Honest Actors…

By |August 4th, 2016|Categories: Community|Tags: , , |
  • Advice for Actors

Contribute to #ActorSunscreen 2.0

It’s time to give a little back to the Honest Actors’ community. It’s time to share some of your hard-earned wisdom. It’s time to share the things you still struggle with.

As part of getting the social media accounts buzzing again – and generating some buzz for the potential new series

By |July 28th, 2016|Categories: Advice to Actors, Community, Podcast Updates|Tags: , , |

I’m always trying to improve the site. Please send your comments and suggestions to honestactors@gmail.com.  If you’re interested in writing something for the blog, the most important thing is that you understand what the whole Honest Actors’ thing is really about. Have a read of a few more articles, then find out what’s involved by clicking here