There was a huge contrast between what I thought my life as an actor would be like versus what it was really like. At the very least, I’d hoped I would find some work. I wasn’t expecting to become a West End star - or win a BAFTA - just a string of healthy paid acting work (with a few other jobs on the side) would do. Instead it was more a string of other jobs with a few bits of acting work on the side. Acting wasn’t meant to be my side job.
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