Category Archives: TV Presenting

THE STORY IS THE WINNER

Tweet She was lying across a couple of chairs and he was sitting on the floor beside her. BUT that’s not what the audience saw. From the audience’s point of view she was clinging to a life raft and he … Continue reading

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Academic Writing is CRAP Storytelling

Tweet  Over the years university students I have met have told me there is a simple formula to writing an essay – You EXPLAIN THE POINT you are going to make in the essay Then you MAKE THE POINT by … Continue reading

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ADAM FORD!!!  There’s TWO of Them.

Tweet  DOING THE JOB Turning on the TV the other day I caught, by accident, the end of an episode of “Who’s Been Sleeping in MY HOUSE” hosted by ADAM FORD. In February 2011 ADAM came to The Rehearsal Room … Continue reading

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MANAGING THOSE NERVES

Tweet  This was something different!!  In the hotel foyer I waited to be taken to the meeting room. I was nervous. From the moment I’d arrived my pulse rate had gone up … A LOT.  I knew that if I … Continue reading

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Story … it’s EVERYWHERE

TweetThis engaging little clip is FABULOUS storytelling.  It’s had 4,500,000 views (and climbing).  Wow!!!  And its success is not just because it’s a fascinating revelation of the wonders of our natural world.  I reckon, its success is significantly due to … Continue reading

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Simple Tricks

TweetMany actors have said to me, “When are you going to write your acting book?”  BUT I think my next book will be titled “Grandpa Goes to the Park”.  It will be a picture book.  There’ll be A LOT of … Continue reading

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TV PRESENTER’S VIDEO

Tweet   ARE YOU INTERESTED IN TV PRESENTING?  Here’s a NEW video that explains some simple facts about this course.   CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO  The next workshop starts on Saturday 27th April at 2pm. To enrol…   … Continue reading

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ACTING PROCESS FOR PRESENTERS

Tweet  In the TV Presenters Workshop, JOHN was doing a ‘piece to camera’ selling a business concept. He was doing well, but we could sense he was trying to sell us something, and so we were cautious about his honesty.  … Continue reading

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THE PERFECT PERFORMER

Tweet  John Clarke is a witty and intelligent man.  His ABC programme “Sporting Nation” on Australia’s relationship to sport was incisive, engaging and entertaining. When working to camera he sometimes tried showing us how casual and relaxed he was.  He … Continue reading

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