Famed for playing Hayley Cropper - one of Coronation Street's most iconic characters - it looked like actress, Julie Hesmondhalgh was set for life.
Little did she know, however, that one theatre production was set to change EVERYTHING - awakening an actor within her, whom she thought she'd lost forever.
In 2014, fuelled by this new found actor within, Julie waved goodbye to the cobbles, embarking on the most uncertain journey of her acting career so far.
It was a gamble that most definitely paid off - but one that would test her confidence and self-belief to the limit.
I sat down with Julie to find out what it was that got her through, and how she's ended up starring in some of the BIGGEST shows on TV.
During our chat, Julie and I discussed:
And MUCH MUCH more!
There is SO MUCH HONESTY in this podcast - prepare to be inspired!
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