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Inside The Actors Training Company: Q&A with Jermaine Auguste

Want to launch yourself as a professional actor? The Actors training company is an accelerated one year course in the heart of London’s theatre land delivered by professional industry practitioners. It can be tricky to know what to expect from this type of course, so we recently caught up with Jermaine Auguste, from the Actors training company, to gauge his experiences studying and performing at City Lit.

How to get published: Top 5 tips for aspiring writers from author Neil Arksey

 So you’ve written your masterpiece. And now it’s time to share it with the world. What should you do next?

City Lit tutor Chris Head talks about his life in comedy

Regularly told by colleagues that you have funny bones? Caught your friends stealing your jokes or witty anecdotes for themselves? Then it might just be the right time to consider a career in comedy. If making people laugh is your forte, City Lit have a number of great courses available for budding comedians. We recently chatted to City Lit comedy tutor Chris Head to find out about his career in comedy…

Q&A with City Lit Fine Art student, Emma Taylor

With this year’s City Lit Fine Art diploma drawing to a close, we took some time to catch up with Emma Taylor, one of the students exhibiting work at this year’s

The Princess Royal attended the Learning and Work Institute’s 25th anniversary of the Festival of Learning at City Lit

We were honoured to welcome Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal to City Lit yesterday where she attended a special event to celebrate 25 years of the Festival of Learning and Adult Learners’ Week campaigns.

Inside The Actors Training Company

Our popular Actors Training Company course is designed to help professional actors hone their skills and reach their full potential. We recently caught up with one of the students from the Actors Training Company, Suzy Norman, who shared her experiences of life on the course.

City Lit's Penny Joelson reflects on the power of children's literature

City Lit writing tutor Penny Joelson on the enduring appeal of writing for children...

City Lit printmaking student Irene Graham showing work at the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition

 Congratulations to City Lit learner Irene Graham - her etching 'On The Shelf' (pictured above) is on show at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.

Golden accolade awarded to City Lit learner Malorie Blackman

Children and young adult fiction author and former Children’s Laureate receives an Association of Colleges Gold Award

The Mayor of Camden visits City Lit

The Mayor of Camden, Councillor Larraine Revah, paid a visit to City Lit where she met students and staff.

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