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Wondering where to start? Here’s a list of our key articles about Actors, Child Actors, Supporting Artistes and Extras, and Filmmaking.
Young performers rarely get an easy break into theatrical, TV or film productions. In addition, almost every performer needs a Child Performance Licence until the day they can legally leave school.
You can find out more about life as a child actor or young performer in these articles:
On this website, you can find advice about getting your acting career underway. In particular, you may be interested to read:
Talent Agencies In The UK
We’ve also compiled almost a thousand quick summaries about acting and talent agencies in the UK. There were so many, we needed to create dozens of pages!
So you will find our summaries of London agencies, including the UK’s top acting agencies, sorted alphabetically:
If you live further afield and are looking for acting agencies nearby, please head to these listings –
Supporting Artistes and Extras
If you are thinking of joining the underpaid and overlooked crowds whose absence would ruin most productions, the following guides may be of interest:
Whether you are considering filmmaking jobs or just hoping to enjoy a creative hobby, building a network and avoiding expensive pitfalls help enormously. You may be interested to read: