Showing posts from September 14, 2014


Meet Michael Phillips from London who moved to LA 4 years ago to enhance his writing career.

Was there a particular reason you chose LA ? LA is an amazing town to write in, all the things that make it a sometimes difficult city pour into your words. LA has a heartbeat unlike any other place in the world. l love it!

What one thing do you miss from home?

I know I should say family and friends ( I do miss them) but what I miss is waking up early on a Saturday, making my way to Upton Park and cheering on my West Ham.  Then go to the chippy and meeting friends at my local.

What do you find the biggest difference is living here versus London?  I think it comes down to history and culture,  London is so old and the arts so much a part of the culture, in LA everything is new and culture is business. But there is so much opportunity here 

Do you have a hidden gem in LA that you want to share with us?   Well my new show Goodbye Marilyn, runs Sept. 5th through Oct 12th,  which is at a hidden gem of a …

Interview Techniques by Sandro Monetti!

Our own Sandro Monetti has established himself as a leading celebrity interviewer and now having quizzed all the biggest stars in showbiz, he's sharing secrets from both sides of the process, giving expert media coaching techniques in both how to be interviewed and how to conduct interviews with performers.

'How To Be Interviewed' A great way to build your career as an actor, or as any kind of performer, is an ability to give great interviews. This easy to download guide will give you the secrets of giving a terrific interview every time.
Click here to watch the trailer

'How To Interview' watch the video below for highlights from his interview with Stallone

There is a real art to interviewing performers and getting them to reveal interesting and entertaining stories. This easy to download guide will give you the techniques to become an ace interviewer.
Click here to watch the trailer 

BRITS IN LA MEMBER NEWS: Alexandra Afryea to star as "LADY GANGSTER"

Alexandra Afryea stars as Stephanie St. Clair “Lady Gangster” Celebrity Crime Files: Lady Gangster narrated by Ice-T  airs Monday, September 15th at 7:00pm PST/ 10:00pm EST on     TV ONE. Brits in LA member Alexandra Afryea will be seen on US television on Monday September 15th in CELEBRITY CRIME FILES, narrated by hip-hop icon turned actor, Ice-T (LAW & ORDER:  VICTIMS UNIT, NEW JACK CITY). Alexandra stars as  the real-life gangster Stephanie “Madame” St Clair who defies The Commission (Mafia) to become a prolific figure in post-prohibition New York in the early part of the twentieth century.
Alexandra Afryea, born Claire Spence, is an actress from Nottingham, England. In 2014 Alexandra relocated to Los Angeles to embark upon her international acting career. Alexandra’s desire to be an actress goes back as long as she remembers, being inspired by her favourite film, BACK TO THE FUTURE starring Michael J. Fox. Interestingly, her acting debut came at college playing the male role of Es…

HOT IN BRITS IN LA! - Weekly newsletter - Sept 15

HOT IN 'BRITS IN' LA!September 15, 2014 2:26 pm· Some of you have been asking lately what to do with family or friends when they come in to town, well…
Flood alert? Not what she expected… My niece, Megan arrived last week, and was picked up by my new fave car service – Regent Limos ( to celebrate her 21st birthday here in RECORD BREAKING TEMPERATURES! Now it’s been a few years since I’ve hung out with 21 year olds – so I started to rack my brain of things that she might like to do… So here’s a few fun things we got up to that I thought I’d share with you if you have youngsters coming to visit!!! I happened to guest star on the TV show Hot In Cleveland on Thursday and pre-taped a few bits, but on Friday I took Megan to the live taping of the show. Now I’d never been in a live studio audience taping of a sitcom before and it was so much fun…. if you get a chance do it, take it. The warm up guy was so funny and to see the main actors working out their sce…


Meet a Member: Peter Foldy
Meet Peter Foldy from Budapest via Sydney and Toronto, who moved to LA 25 years ago to pursue music and film.
Was there a particular reason you chose LA? I was signed by RCA Records in Los Angeles as a recording artist and the moment I stepped off the plane, I knew I would end up here.  L.A. was the place that most closely resembled Sydney, which is one of my favorite cities in the world and was a great environment to grow up in.  Beaches, sunshine, really cool people.  Love Oz. What one thing do you miss from home? Home has been three other cities so far and each one has something special.  Budapest has an incredible history and culture, with great theater, music and it’s own cafe society.  Friendships are long lasting and meaningful there.  Sydney, as mentioned above has the great beaches and Toronto is where my mother and sister live so I do go back often.  Toronto is also the place that launched my music career, where I was able to record a demo of my music…