PREVIEW: "Just Bloody Believe In Yourself" - With 'Emmerdale', 'Prey' & 'Fearless' Actress Sammy Winward!Dec 04, 2020
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You'll instantly recognise Sammy Winward from her 14 YEAR run as Katie Sugden in Emmerdale.
But what's life like after soap? Do casting director's doors swing open, once you leave such an iconic character behind - or do you have to work harder than ever for every opportunity?
In this 2 HOUR mastermind, Sammy answers these question, talks about the auditions that led to roles opposite Philip Glenister in Prey and opposite Helen McCrory in Fearless - and members of Act On This jump on camera for some 1-2-1 coaching too!
During the broadcast, we discuss:
- Sammy's entry into the industry as a singer and dancer.
- The early days of auditioning.
- Why she turned up at her first 'Emmerdale' audition covered in mud!
- Landing the role of Katie Sugden - and how Sammy's life changed.
- Shooting up to 12 scenes a day on the show.
- Staying sane with such a HUGE workload.
- Why Sammy decided to leave the show after 14 years.
- The panic she felt entering the casting room as an adult.
- Her best strategies for a successful audition.
- Accents in auditions and why you have to be flexible.
- Landing roles in 'Prey' & 'Fearless'.
- Starring in Jamie Lomas' new film 'Lead Belly'.
- Getting COVID & losing a job in a TOP TV drama.
- Keeping mental health in tip-top shape, even on the bad days.
- The ONE thing Sammy wants EVERY actor to know.
- And MUCH MUCH more!
This is such a valuable chat folks!
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