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Drama School Dropout

Drama School Dropout

By Ingram Noble
Listen to me, a Drama School Dropout talk to my friends about the highs and lows of being a drama school student, graduate, and dropout and trying to break into the industry!
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Ep 46. 'A Graft, Not A Craft' with Ethan Lawrence
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by the amazing Ethan Lawrence. We chat about our transition into adulthood, Bad Education with Jack Whitehall, After Life with Ricky Gervais, anti-vaxxers, student loans, how Catherine Tate would make me look like a piece of sh*t, not having any formal training, the two reasons people go to Drama School, why universities don't let students take time off for professional jobs, working as a pizza delivery boy and the problems with Spotlight's sign up requirements.   Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Ethan Lawrence Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Ethan's Social Medias: @ethandlawrence Ethan's Cameo: https://www.cameo.com/ethandlawrence?qid=1632103220
01:07:03
September 21, 2021
Ep 45. 'Drama School Rejection' with Erin Clark
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by the amazing Erin Clark. We chat about Erin's career as a figure skater, being part of female lead plays, jumping into the deep end at the Conservatoire, my most recent RCS rejection, creating our own theatre, getting pissed with Olivia Colman, our time at the fabulous Glasgow Kelvin College, backstage arguments and making the decision to not carry on with further education. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Erin Clark Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Erin's Instagram: @erinclarkkkk
30:33
September 14, 2021
Ep 44. 'That's Gail Platt!' with Ryan Clayton
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by the amazing Ryan Clayton We chat about finally having a guest from each of the ‘Fab Four’, being part of issue-based storylines, coming from a background where it just wasn’t really okay to do acting, the toxic masculinity that comes with wanting to pick GCSE Drama as a ‘lad’, losing a line on Prisoner’s Wives, product placement in soaps, walking into a class and being a kitchen appliance for 45 minutes, weird drama school classroom moments, and his time on Coronation Street. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Ryan Clayton Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Ryan's Instagram: @rclayton_92 Ryan's Twitter: @RClayton92 Survivors Manchester: www.survivorsmanchester.org.uk Support Odd Arts: www.oddarts.co.uk
41:22
September 7, 2021
Ep 43. 'Namaste, Bitches' with AnnaLynne McCord
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by the amazing AnnaLynne McCord. We chat about my internet and tech issues, being a drama school dropout, the Unzipped podcast, the monetisation of podcasts, burning sage on Instagram Live, the origins of AnnaLynne, stealing roles from siblings, problematic school shows, charity work in Cambodia, Ugly Betty, and a little bit about 90210 before Zoom cuts us off and Heather Spiden is back for the monthly instalment of This Is Where We Update You as we get another month closer to putting on our first ever production.  Credits:   Host: Ingram Noble   Guest: AnnaLynne McCord   Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble    Links:   Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble   AnnaLynne's Instagram: @theannalynnemccord  Heather's Instagram: @hevspiden   This Is Where We Get Off Tickets: www.webstersglasgow.com   Visit the Love Storm: www.thelovestorm.com
45:01
August 31, 2021
Ep 42. '#KeepTheSecrets' with James Phoon
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by James Phoon. We chat about my Big Brother headshots, the Guildford School of Acting, getting outside your comfort zone, finding your place in a class, crazy TV advert auditions, conversion therapy, issue based storylines, marketing, aerial performance, playing Peter Pan, being part of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and East-Asian representation in the West End. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: James Phoon Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble James' Instagram & Twitter: @jamesphoon_ Conversion Therapy Link: https://www.stonewall.org.uk/campaign-groups/conversion-therapy
37:54
August 24, 2021
Ep 41. 'Pink Bubble Letters' with Karen Fishwick
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by Karen Fishwick. We chat about getting through Drama School, Shakespeare, having the courage to perform in front of your peers, after show parties, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, the curse of Macbeth, the West End and almost missing Andrew Lloyd-Webber. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Karen Fishwick Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Karen's Instagram: @kfwick Buy This Is Where We Get Off Tickets: https://webstersglasgow.com/whats-on/event/this-is-where-we-get-off/
35:29
August 17, 2021
Ep 40. 'Ja'miezing' with Georgie Jennings
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by Georgie Jennings. We chat about going from a tree to an international superstar, working with Chris Lilley on Ja'mie: Private School Girl, Drama School advice, falling in love at Drama School, sex scenes, sensuality classes, Rhonda the iconic manager, and how Ja'mie influenced one of my final College assessments.  Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Georgie Jennings Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Georgie's Instagram: @georgiejennings Georgie's Photography Instagram: @georgiejennings96
37:57
August 10, 2021
Ep 39. 'Jesus, Mary, Joseph, and Santa' with Ross Harmon
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by Ross Harmon. We chat about working on Heathers, studying English language and linguistics, the academic bias in British secondary schools, west end debuts, performing as a dog, the pros and cons of stage door, two weeks of prep for the west end, creating original music and Ross’ lovely jumper. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Ross Harmon Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Ross' Instagram: @rossharmon_ Ross' Twitter: @rossharmon Buy Heathers Tickets: https://trh.co.uk/whatson/heathers-the-musical/
41:58
August 3, 2021
Ep 38. 'GCSE Drama, Come Through!' with Sammy Winward
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by Sammy Winward. We chat about hating early mornings, joining a national soap at fifteen, being in this industry on your own terms, doing things for yourself, people who aren’t actors being cast in soaps, declining other soaps after Emmerdale, the death of open call auditions and forgetting lines on stage. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Sammy Winward Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Sammy's Instagram: @sammy_winward1 Buy This Is Where We Get Off Tickets: https://webstersglasgow.com/whats-on/event/this-is-where-we-get-off/
01:00:10
July 27, 2021
Ep 37. 'Millions of People!' with Andrew Houghton
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by Andrew Houghton. We chat about his new Camden Fringe Festival show, 'Naughty', acting over zoom, how having a supportive family can help you so much, suffering from imposter syndrome, secondary school show mishaps and originating roles. Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Andrew Houghton Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Andrew's Instagram: @arhoughton Andrew's Twitter: @arhoughton13 Follow Naughty: @naughty_theatre on Instagram Buy Naughty Tickets: https://camden.ssboxoffice.com/events/naughty/
38:24
July 20, 2021
Ep 36. '...Or a Stripper!' with Lorraine Stanley
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by Lorraine Stanley. We chat about our fondness for the pub, bizarre drama school lessons, our favourite musical theatre character, playing multiple characters in EastEnders, filming with the parents of stabbing victims and being a new mum and working on TV sets. Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. This Episode of Drama School Dropout is sponsored by Bone Struck Theatre Company and their new show 'Wish List' which is debuting at the 2021 Edinburgh Fringe Festival from August 8th until the 28th. Get your tickets here: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/wish-list Please help fight knife crime by supporting Lives Not Knives. Visit their website to learn more and donate here: www.livesnotknives.org Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Lorraine Stanley Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Lorraine's Instagram: @lorraine_stanley_ Lorraine's Twitter: @loustar76
40:36
July 13, 2021
Ep 35. 'Peter Pan's Coming on my Podcast!' with Blayne Weaver
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by Blayne Weaver. We chat about our love of LA, joining a children's theatre company in Louisiana, Blayne shares his advice for advice for first time creators, how he wrote the new American Pie film after auditioning for the original movie and not getting the part, his new film The In-between, playing Captain Hook after playing Peter Pan for twenty years, teaching acting and I do some more campaigning to prove the British Shameless is better than the American. Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries.  Credits:  Host: Ingram Noble  Guest: Blayne Weaver  Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble  Links:  Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble  Blayne's Instagram: @blayneweaver  The In-between: www.inbetweenmovie.com
37:28
July 6, 2021
Ep 34. 'This Is Where We Get Off' with Heather Spiden
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by Heather Spiden. It's an episode of announcements as we chat about returning to drama school, reading Harry Potter for the first time, our Disney+ recommendations, creating online theatre, the origins of the Drama School Dropout theme tune, YouTube tutorials, our weirdest eBay purchases, and our new play 'This Is Where We Get Off'. Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Heather Spiden Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Heather's Instagram: @hevspiden
40:39
June 29, 2021
Ep 33. '#TeamSharpay' with Emily Pemberton
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by Emily Pemberton. We chat about battling mental health and uni, the prospect of theatres finally being able to reopen, the pressure of getting acting work, the joys of getting your first paid acting job, why I will always and forever be #TeamSharpay, preparing and previewing a fringe show during a pandemic.  *This episode of Drama School Dropout contains conversations surrounding mental health and suicide. If you are affected by these conversations and feel that you may need support, please contact The Samaritans by calling 116 123 from any phone at any time.  Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries.  Credits:  Host: Ingram Noble  Guest: Emily Pemberton  Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble  Links:  Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble  Emily's Instagram: @empem94
01:06:14
June 22, 2021
Ep 32. 'I Steal All The Time' with Willam
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by Willam. We chat about the four b's, encountering divas on set, Death Drop on the West End, sitting on bins, creating and producing online content, being part of Emmy history, working with Lady Gaga and Willam gives graduating actors his advice.  Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Willam Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Willam's Social Media: @willam 
37:51
June 15, 2021
Ep 31. 'Two Pints of Lager...' with Susan Nickson
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by one of my heroes, the creator of the ICONIC TV show 'Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps', Susan Nickson. We chat about who we'd love to write for, my future role on the Two Pints comeback series, our love for Kathryn Drysdale and my poor audition choices. Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Susan Nickson Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Susan's Twitter: @nicksons
42:40
June 8, 2021
Ep 30. 'Fine to be Frightened' with Sabrina Mandulu
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by Sabrina Mandulu. We chat about Sabrina's band, Kodak Ghosts and their new song, 'Fine to be Frightened' (available to stream everywhere now!), our predictions for June 2021, our love of Whoopi Goldberg and Sister Act, my dodgy fashion obsessions, how we found our confidence, understanding Shakespeare, and the most important lessons we've ever learnt.  Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Sabrina Mandulu Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Sabrina's Instagram: @s_mandulu Kodak Ghosts' Instagram: @kodakghosts_ The Scottish Association of Mental Health: https://donate.samh.org.uk
51:09
June 1, 2021
Ep 29. 'Studying RE on the Inbetweeners Set' with Dominic Applewhite
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by Dominic Applewhite. We chat about studying music at Oxford University, the arts throughout lockdown, the table read for the King's Speech, being a child actor and his time on The Inbetweeners. Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Dominic Applewhite Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Dominic's Instagram: @dom_pearblack
25:49
May 25, 2021
BONUS! 'Podcast on a Train' with Jodie Steele
The very first bonus episode of Drama School Dropout is here! Half of this episode was recorded on a moving train, which is why it is a bonus episode! I'm joined by one of London's leading ladies, Jodie Steele and we chat about creating theatre during a global pandemic, her iconic roles in Rent, Wicked, Heathers, SiX and so much more. And a train conductor makes an extra special guest appearance as he checks Jodie's train ticket.  Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Jodie Steele Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Jodie's Instagram: @jodiesamsteele
23:36
May 21, 2021
Ep 28. 'Everything is Love' with Nicole Barber-Lane
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by the only Hollyoaks matriarch that matters, Nicole Barber-Lane. We chat about Nicole's Oscar deserving performance as the Alien Queen, menopause: the musical, playing characters with views and opinions that completely oppose our own, Nicole's time on Hollyoaks as the iconic Myra McQueen and the audition process, being part of trailblazing storylines and being ignored by the media and the process of learning lines.  Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Nicole Barber-Lane Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Nicole's Instagram: @Nicole_barberlane Nicole's Cameo: www.cameo.com/nbl
53:54
May 18, 2021
Ep 27. 'Condoms on your Sandwich' with Warren Donnelly
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by the Chatsworth Estate's favourite copper, Warren Donnelly. We chat about the first time I watched Shameless, Warren's time as a child actor, how he ended up on the Chatsworth Estate, his biggest WTF moment on Shameless, and how Warren is slowly turning his home into a library. Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Warren Donnelly Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Warren's Instagram: @warrendonnelly2 Warren's Twitter: @wazdon1
40:40
May 11, 2021
Ep 26. ' I Just Stuck the Nut on Her' with Conor Patrick
This week on Drama School Dropout I chat to one of my favourite people in the entire world, and former classmate, Conor Patrick. We chat about Conor's favourite tactic to regain power during a scene (hint: it's in the title!), what happened after our first ever college assessment, our award winning devised piece, how Conor nearly managed to break my nose, matching with your uni classmates on Tinder, missing your uni inductions and my favourite Stage Right or Stage Shite story is revealed!  Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Conor Patrick Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Conor's Instagram & Twitter: @conorp98 This Restless Life: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO8HHWcF4tc&t=2s
37:21
May 4, 2021
Ep 25. 'Here Mate, F*ck Off' with Daniel Cullen and Hannah Morton
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by Scottish acting duo, Daniel Cullen and Hannah Morton. We chat about the beginning of their performing partnership, Daniel's latest trip to the Co-op, playing car hide 'n' seek, Scotland's first drive-in pantomime produced by Kapow Theatre, Hannah's stunning performance of the sun and my love for Catherine Tate.  Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. Daniel's Instagram: @dankapowcullen Hannah's Instagram: @hannahmorton_94
31:32
April 30, 2021
Ep 24. 'Give me a Fiver' with Thomas Turgoose
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by the star of the film 'This Is England', Thomas Turgoose. We chat about his recent fake death announcement, auditions, our plans to get drunk when the nightclubs reopen, his new film 'Creation Stories', and how he charged the producers of This Is England £5 for him to audition.  Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries.
43:06
April 27, 2021
Ep 23. 'Global Phenomenon' with Hope Carberry
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by my old college classmate who just happens to be one of my favourite actresses in the world, Hope Carberry. We reminisce college and chat about Hope's experience with Shakespeare which earns Russell Kennedy his 100th Drama School Dropout shoutout, we talk about the train wreck of a production we were involved in and how Hope's mum made her way to the stage playing the role of Sandy in Grease.  Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries.
25:49
April 23, 2021
Ep 22. 'I Turned Down Sex Education to see Hamilton' with Conor Clarke-McGrath
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by Conor Clarke-McGrath and we chat about the National Youth Theatre and doing workshops with the cast of Hadestown, how many emails he had to send before getting an agent, how he almost missed out on Sex Education because he turned them down to go see Hamilton on the West End, doing extra work, and Series Three of Netflix's 'Sex Education'.  Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries.
29:02
April 20, 2021
Ep 21. 'I'm Overwhelmed' with Lauren Mayhew
This week on Drama School Dropout, its my birthday! I'm finally 23! To celebrate I am joined by one of my favourite actresses, Lauren Mayhew. We chat about Tinder bios, DJ'ing at the Hard Rock Casino in Tampa, her new single 'Boys', my never-ending love for Raise Your Voice, what Aerosmith said to her after she opened the Super Bowl, what Michael Jackson did after she performed for him and we officially start talking about a possible Raise Your Voice Broadway Show!  Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries.
26:32
April 16, 2021
Ep 20. 'Buckle the F*ck Up' with Matt Peters
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by the man who brought Joel Luschek to our screens, Matt Peters! We chat about his journey from production assistant on Weeds to star of Orange Is The New Black, Luschek's fascination with Back to the Future, trying to balance work and his dream of becoming a stand up comic and my love for Ruth Jones. Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries.
21:43
April 13, 2021
Ep 19. 'Tap Dancing with Tony Danza' with Ian Nelson
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by Ian Nelson. We chat about tap dancing on set with Tony Danza, talking to Wes Bentley and Lenny Kravitz on the set of The Hunger Games, the scrapped Teen Wolf spin off and his new debut single, 21st Century Love.  Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries.
37:09
April 9, 2021
Ep 18. 'My Kids Can’t Read' with Finnerty Steeves
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by Finnerty Steeves, also known as Beth the Baby Killer and the film maker and star of the new film ‘Before, During, After’. We chat about Orange Is The New Black, Finnerty’s new film, and what it’s like trying to break into the industry while living a couple of blocks away from Broadway. Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries.
51:03
April 6, 2021
Ep 17. 'Two Drama School Dropouts' with Rebecca Lamarche
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by the star of the new Hallmark Channel TV movie, 'Fit for a Prince'. We discover that for the first time in Drama School Dropout history, that we're both Drama School Dropouts! We chat about how casting is always cheering you on, our love for Shakespeare, and about becoming British and European Podcast sensations.  Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries.
36:47
April 2, 2021
Ep 16. 'Edgy Chelsea Boots' with Parry Glasspool
This week on Drama School Dropout, I am joined by Parry Glasspool. We chat about his time on Hollyoaks, how he booked the role and was on set filming within a week of graduating from Uni, his new business, and the legacy of his shirtless scenes on TV and my PTSD is brought up when Parry mentions the word 'Edgy'.  Follow PG Showreels on Instagram @pg_showreels Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries.
57:40
March 30, 2021
Ep 15. 'Having the "f*ck it" mindset' with Ashley Jordyn
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by the actress hailed as the breakout star of Orange Is The New Black Season Six, Ashley Jordyn. We chat about physical theatre, having a f*ck it mindset, the iconic Young Carol from Orange Is The New Black and Ashley’s love for Scotland. Please support Ashley and the End Violence Against Women International Organisation by clicking here: https://evawintl.org/ You can also find out more on Ashley’s social media. Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries.
55:41
March 23, 2021
Ep 14. 'B*tch on Arrival' with BOA
This week on Drama School Dropout, a beauty school dropout joins us. I am joined for Episode 14 by the standout queen of Canada's Drag Race, the bitch on arrival herself, BOA! We chat about those legendary untucked moments, preparing for Drag Race and we find out why everyone was so gagged to see her walk into the workroom!  Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries.
28:51
March 16, 2021
Ep 13. 'In the Same Room as George Clooney' with Charlotte Larsen
This week on Drama School Dropout, which is now part of the HI! Productions family, I am joined by California based producer, Charlotte Larsen. We chat about breaking into the industry, being in the same room as George Clooney and why sometimes knowing the best is better than being the best.  Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. Check out That's Pure Glass on Instagram, @thatspureglass
34:15
March 9, 2021
Ep 12. 'Blue Ticks for Everyone' with Theo Stevenson
This week on Drama School Dropout, which is now part of the HI! Productions family, I am joined by the star of The Horrid Henry Movie, Theo Stevenson. We chat about his new show 'Flatmates', how he continued to book roles whilst doing his GCSE's, we start our new campaign for blue ticks on Instagram and we chat about the pressure of playing Horrid Henry and how playing such an iconic role can sometimes be a double-edged sword.  Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries.
34:27
March 2, 2021
Ep 11. 'Stage Wifey for Lifey' with Annie Scobie
This week on the series two premiere I introduce the brand new Drama School Dropout theme tune performed by Anna Davidson and I chat with my stage wife for life, Annie Scobie about drama students predicting and rehearsing social distancing, how her being ill lead to the recording of my favourite video of all time and as usual we discuss some pretty strange and ridiculous stories in Stage Right or Stage Shite.  Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries.
37:20
February 23, 2021
Ep 10. Act One, Scene Ten - Harry Reid
This week on the conclusion of Series One of Drama School Dropout, I chat with actor and former Albert Square resident, Harry Reid about his time on EastEnders, his most embarrassing drama school moment and what it was like to work with the late Dame Barbara Windsor.   Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Harry Reid Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Harry's Instagram: @harryreidactor
50:32
February 9, 2021
Ep 9. Act One, Scene Nine - Robert McCahill
This week on Drama School Dropout I chat with Robert McCahill about how he managed to go from being in rehab to studying acting and playing lead roles in the theatre, shows in rehab, finishing an acting course in the height of the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic, and his introduction to Shakespeare. Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Robert McCahill Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Robert's Instagram: @rabmac1974
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February 2, 2021
Ep 8. Act One, Scene Eight - Jade McDonald
This week on Drama School Dropout I chat with my former classmate, Jade McDonald about her mission to raise awareness of dyscalculia, lockdown acting, being very bendy and we discuss some more disturbing stories in Stage Right or Stage Shite.  Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Jade McDonald Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Jade's Instagram: @jademcd_acting
39:27
January 26, 2021
Ep 7. Act One, Scene Seven - Andrew Kent
This week on Drama School Dropout I talk to current drama student Andrew Kent about studying in the middle of a global pandemic, not having to sit his GCSE's and I'm shocked to find out what courses my old secondary school no longer offer.  Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Andrew Kent Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Andrew's Instagram: @andrewgkent
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January 19, 2021
Ep 6. Act One, Scene Six - Megan O'Neill
This week on Drama School Dropout I call out my former classmate Megan O’Neill for not enjoying me bagging the main part in Macbeth and we discuss how to get your head around preparing to wear lingerie sets on stage in front of one hundred people and the time we played kitchen appliances for an hour in class.  Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Megan O'Neill Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Megan's Instagram: @meganoneilloxo_
50:21
January 12, 2021
Ep 5. Act One, Scene Five - Ben Waddell
This week on Drama School Dropout I chat with Glasgow actor, and my friend: Ben Waddell. We chat about Shakespeare, actors who mess up scenes because they’re unreliable and the time a girl in our college class told a group of people that she was paralysed from the waist down, and then stood up and walked away.  Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Ben Waddell Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Ben's Instagram: @benwaddell_
42:54
January 5, 2021
Ep 4. Act One, Scene Four - Robyn Walker & Katie Ryall
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by two of my friends from school, Robyn Walker and Katie Ryall. Robyn is the lead singer of the band ‘Picnic’ and both Robyn and Katie are members of the band ‘Big Fat Big’. This week we talk about our fundraising efforts for a trip to Cambodia which ended with me on the floor in a dress with my boob hanging out and how the coronavirus ruined Robyn and Katie's music festival filled Summer. Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guests: Robyn Walker and Katie Ryall Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble
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December 22, 2020
Ep 3. Act One, Scene Three - Jack Mair
This week on Drama School Dropout by one of my best friends and a soon-to-be Drama School graduate, Jack Mair. We discuss what it’s like to still be a student in the middle of global pandemic, why Jack was the reason our final performance was cancelled, and we discuss the time a boy in our class started sniffing a girl’s bum. Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Jack Mair Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Jack's Instagram: @jackmxir
57:35
December 15, 2020
Ep 2. Act One, Scene Two - Leah Moorhouse
This week on Drama School Dropout I am joined by my old college lecturer, Leah Moorhouse. Leah gives out all of the tips for acing your Drama School auditions and we chat about accidental headbutts and smashing glass decanters on stage on opening night. Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Leah Moorhouse Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble
45:18
December 8, 2020
Ep 1. Act One, Scene One - Heather Spiden
Welcome to Drama School Dropout, the latest podcast dedicated to telling all of the crazy drama school stories. In this premiere episode I am joined by one of my best friends, and writing partner: Heather Spiden. We discuss the curse of Macbeth, falling witches and accidental rehearsal stabbings that all managed to happen within the course of one production. Submit your theatre stories for Stage Right or Stage Shite by emailing dramaschooldropoutpod@gmail.com Drama School Dropout is now part of the HI! Productions family. Please contact info.hiproductions1@gmail.com with all enquiries. Credits: Host: Ingram Noble Guest: Heather Spiden Producers: Heather Spiden & Ingram Noble Links: Ingram's Instagram & Twitter: @ingramnoble Heather's Instagram: @hevspiden
37:42
December 1, 2020
Drama School Dropout Trailer
Listen in as I talk to my friends about the highs and lows of being a Drama School Student, Graduate, and Dropout and trying to break into the industry. A Theatre Podcast from a Drama School Dropout Launching December 1st!
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October 27, 2020