Do It For The Applause

Do It For The Applause

Le Gateau Chocolat Doesn't Need Anyone's Permission To Thrive

The performer discusses the Arts Council Funding controversy & why he doesn't justify himself to trolls.

By Rowena Henley
Do It For The Applause

'Industry' Writers Mickey Down & Konrad Kay On The Joy Of Quitting A Miserable Job

"I got very little validation from my work in banking because I was just so terrible at it."

By Rowena Henley
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Ovie Soko Isn't Fussed About How Fit You Think He Is

"That's just sort of like a lottery, isn't it?"

By Rowena Henley
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Jamii Founder Khalia Ismain Proves There’s Power In Being A Doer

The entrepreneur chats about what it's like to build a brand that will create long-lasting change.

By Rowena Henley
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Joe Dempsie On 'Skins' Fame & Breaking New Ground With 'Adult Material'

"I did feel pressure to be Chris."

By Rowena Henley
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Paralympic Champion Liz Johnson On Having Your Dream Decided By A Half Second

"I've got one functional arm and one functional leg, so nothing I do is textbook. I don't get my validation from what other people think of me."

By Rowena Henley
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Why Normal People's Eliot Salt Is Thankful For Her Parents' Brutal Honesty

The writer & actor is striving to become "less needy" for other people's applause.

By Rowena Henley
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Opera Singer Nardus Williams On Why She’ll Always Second Guess Compliments

“I love that I'm still learning and I haven't got to the end yet, and there probably isn't an end."

By Rowena Henley
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Alice Levine Is More Than Happy To Share The Spotlight

"I'm proud of My Dad Wrote A Porno because it still feels like the three of us."

By Rowena Henley
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Sophie Duker On Coming Full Circle

"I've been a runner on shows, getting shouted at about sandwiches. Now I’m on the shows.”

By Rowena Henley
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Danny Franzese On Finding Purpose In Praise

"As I grew older and I got more centred, I started to view talent as a light that God shines on you."

By Rowena Henley
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'Fleabag' Set Designer Holly Pigott Doesn't Need An Onstage Bow

"It takes a lot of hard work and willpower to find your place in this industry."

By Rowena Henley