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Being an actor and director
Episode 17520th November 2022 • The comedians paradise • Marvin McCarthy
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We talk to the wonderful and the brilliant, Tom Lincoln. He is an award-winning actor and director from London who trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (Sheriff’s Prize for Outstanding Achievement).

As an actor he has most recently achieved online viral success with multiple roles in Channel 4’s satirical comedy sketch show The B@IT (52.5 million views). Whilst, as a director his latest short film ANGEL FALLS (2020) was screened at over 20 international film festivals. Here is an overview of what we discussed:

[[01:18]] How I got into film, screenwriting and directing

[[04:33]] What it was like being a director and actor in the same project 

[[18:00]] Why comedic actors can succeed in a variety of different roles

[[38:43] What is more important writing or acting for a good film

[[43:32]] How do you rein your ego

If you would like to know more about Tom, you can reach him on his Linktree here: or you can reach him on Instagram at sirtomlincoln.

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