Writer, broadcaster, and personal
advisor to a wide range of international artists including million selling singers from the worlds of opera and popular music, John Byrne has been the career advisor to The Stage Newspaper since 2003. Media appearances include BBC TV & Radio, E4, Nickelodeon TV and Sky News.
Lola Williams has over 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry both in front of and behind the camera. She holds an MBA and is a member of WFTV (Women in Film and Television). She has been a judge for numerous industry events including the TriForce Film Festival at Bafta, an invited speaker for Drama Schools and Industry organisations including ArtsEd and the British Actors Network. Her work has been featured on BBC, in The Stage and she has recently been one of the industry leaders interviewed about diversity and equality in the arts for the book Equal Stages, published by Desert Hearts press.