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Undercover Actors!6/6/18

This is not some blog about how we do team building characters on fun spy missions. Nope. More interesting than that – and more real.

Every now and again we’ve been asked to do a job that is a little out of the ordinary. As opposed to a big showy performance, like people often want, we are asked to underplay a scene or character, in such a way so as to be totally believable to everyone around them, immersing everyone in…

GDPR compliance – it just makes sense1/5/18

We are in the process of finalising the elements of our Data Protection Compliance in line with the new General Data Protection Regulations which come into force from May the 25th 2018.

It’s one of those common sense things that should have been legislated for a long time ago: whose details are you storing, where, why and how? It will hopefully reduce the amount of spam delivered to our inboxes, as well as give options to individuals to choose who retains their…

“Doing” Shakespeare.29/3/18

Rosalind Parker plays an outraged Katharina in an excerpt from The taming of the Shrew at Somerset House last year for a private audience. Photo credit Christine Heymann

We LOVE doing Shakespeare. 

When we say “doing” Shakespeare it makes it sound flippant and glib. But why not? People have been subjected to dry textual studies of Shakespeare for years and as a result been totally turned off from ever knowing more. 

Shows like the Reduced Shakespeare Co and Baz Lurhmanns…

Teenage years ahoy!14/3/18

This year Adhoc celebrates it’s 13th birthday! Predictable jokes about “unlucky thirteen” aside, we have now been providing actors for entertainment and training for 13 years! That’s no mean feat in the current business and economic climate. It means we have weathered a double dip recession and steered the Adhoc ship through the stormy seas of worry that is the maelstrom of the UK exit from the EU, while keeping a firm hand on the tiller and a clear vision of our…