PREVIEW: ONE Audition Can Change Everything - With Star Of ITV's 'The Bay' Andrew Dowbiggin!

actors Aug 16, 2023

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Andrew Dowbiggin is best known for playing regular DS James 'Clarkie' Clarke in ITV's smash hit police drama The Bay.

He's appeared in countless other TOP TV shows including Silent Witness, ITV's critically acclaimed Cilla and Sky's COBRA - but his entry into the industry was far from typical.

In this 2 HOUR member-only mastermind, we dive deep into Andrew's journey from construction worker to actor, he explains EXACTLY what it's taken to build a successful career in TV, reminds us that ONE audition can change EVERYTHING - and members of Act On This jump on camera for some 1-2-1 coaching too!

During the broadcast, we discuss:

  • Andrew's early days and why he didn't think he could have an acting career.
  • His latest credits and lessons from working in TV.
  • Deciding to leave his 'normal' job behind at 29 years old.
  • Getting into East 15 - and whether drama school is worth it or not?
  • Graduating drama school and doing the jobs other actors don't always want to.
  • Touring Europe with a TIE tour.
  • Andrew's first TV credit with Sheridan Smith.
  • Auditioning for a guest role on 'The Bay' - and the month long wait to find out he DIDN'T get it.
  • Being offered just 2 scenes as DS Clarke.
  • How those 2 scenes turned into a regular role for 5 SEASONS!
  • Andrew's top audition tips.
  • The years between TV jobs and how to survive.
  • Andrew's biggest lessons from 'The Bay' set.
  • Dealing with the pressure in TV and theatre.
  • The best way to break through, when you're just starting out.
  • The ONE thing Andrew wants EVERY actor to know.
  • And MUCH MUCH more!

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