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

‘You’re an actor? In which restaurant?’ – The one with the best tips.

So, this morning I somehow found myself on Radio 4’s Today programme, debating a government report with Jay Rayner, the Observer’s food critic. How I ended up in that situation, I’m not entirely sure, but I guess it had a lot to do with this blog, the podcast and the

By |May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Comment, Muggle Life|Tags: , |

#WINNING: Honest Actors WINS ‘Arts & Culture’ Award!

We did it!

Within a year of launching, The Honest Actors’ Blog has won the ‘Arts & Culture’ award at the UK Blog Awards 2016!

Attending in my absence, fellow Irish actor Jason Broderick – the man who helped me relaunch the site back in September –  put on a brand new suit, made his way to the Park Plaza and took over the Twitter account for the night.

By |April 30th, 2016|Categories: Podcast Updates|Tags: , |

12 Things Actors do to Make Money

‘My Other Job’ started going out weekly via the The Stage on Wednesday 3rd February 2016. Twelve weeks on, it’s time to look back and see what we’ve learned, and ask you if there’s anything we’ve missed?

By |April 29th, 2016|Categories: Community, Podcast Updates|Tags: , , , , , |
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20% off Honest Actors’ pin badges, opening night cards, vinyl stickers and more…

So, after carefully reading through every single response to the survey, and having searched the length and breadth of the internet for the right supplier, I’m happy to be announcing the first Honest Actors’ merchandise.

By |April 25th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|
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SPECIAL EDITION: Denise Gough – Extended Version… PART 2

After almost 10,000 downloads of the original edit of my interview with Denise Gough, I released the first part of this extended version  to coincide with People, Places & Things opening on the West End a week and a half ago. Now, just in time for the Olivier Awards, here’s part two…

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