Wednesday, 24 November 2010

This is a Safe Place.

Hi there Everyone, Bradley Ashton here!

This is the long awaited tour of my hometown, Kirkcaldy. You can see some of the stuff that has inspired me, over the years, to pursue a career as a thespian and also learn a bit more about the best city (town) in all of Fife. Sadly, I've had to split it into two parts as it was just too damn hardcore for Youtube to handle. That, and I made it too long. So please, enjoy!

Hope you enjoyed the first half! Here's the second part!

Well, that's all for today. I don't really have any progress to report on Slings and Arrows, but I can promise you that next time, you'll get to have a bit of an inside look at the rehearsal process!! We've got a rehearsal space lined up and you'll see some backstage antics!!

Till next time!

Keep the Buzz Alive!

Bradley Ashton.

Sunday, 7 November 2010


Hey guys.

Bit of a depressing post today. I'll let the Vlog speak for itself.

As you can see, I'm a little bit down at the moment. Rejection is never an easy thing, is it? I know that, as an actor, rejection is something I need to get used to, but still.

I'd like to make an amendment btw, turns out the Raul Moat play was not being funded by the SAC, but that doesn't make the pill any easier to swallow. Apologies.

Apologies also for the hiccoughing My Camera Operator was just a bit excited by the letter opening it seems.

Please, provide me with any thoughts you may have in the comments, or say anything at my twitter, @bradley_ashton.

Keep the Buzz alive...

Wednesday, 20 October 2010

Gestation (Vlog 4!)


Here we are with Vlog number 4! This is me taking the opportunity to speak to you guys about my project! Finally, you can see how my mind works when faced with a theatrical problem. So without further ado, here is my short, video-ed synopsis of.... Slings and Arrows!

So what do you think? Any comments, criticism, ideas or praise, please just heap it into the comments thread. I'm really happy with how the show's going so far, and when it eventually gets staged, I'm hoping to film some of it to put on here, just so those of you unlucky enough to be unable to see it live will have a chance to experience me! 

You may have read on twitter about my application for Arts Council Funding, and yes, it's true! I'll hopefully have a reply soon, so I'll let you know as soon as I know anything.

Keep the Buzz Alive!

Bradley Ashton.

Wednesday, 13 October 2010


I realise things have been a bit quiet on the vlog front recently, I've had a lot on with getting the play ship shape and I've not really had the technical support I want... So, to keep the buzz alive, I thought I'd upload my CV to give you a taste of my acting career so far. Video version to follow, fingers crossed!

1993, Canmore Primary Nativity: Christ United - Captain of Shepherd Wednesday
1995, Canmore Primary Easter Play: Arisen - The Baker's Tale - Baker 4
1998, P7 Play: The Return of the Pied Piper - Rat Attack! - Mayor of Hamlyn (also co-writer)
1999, DHS Production: Oliver! - Chorus
2000, DHS Production: Godspell - Andrew
2001, DHS Production: Bugsy Malone - Razzmatazz (credited as Brad Ashton)
2002, DHS Production: The Lion King - Chief Hyena
2003, DHS Production: White Christmas - Ezekiel Foster
2004, DHS Production: Godspell - Judas
2004, Red Table Theatre: Fireraisers - Herr Biedermann
2005, Red Table Theatre: The Visit - The Priest
2006, Red Table Theatre: The Cherry Orchard - Trofimov
2007, Red Table Theatre: A Government Inspector Calls - The Government Inspector/The Mayor (Fringe debut)
2008, ASC: Pinter Shorts - Man/Lodger/Sasha
2009, ASC: Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off - John Knox (understudying La Corbie)
2009, ASC: Mother Courage and Her Children - Swiss Cheese
2010, ASC: Epicene or The Silent Woman - Epicene

2010 - The Future..........

Monday, 13 September 2010

Come dine with Moi!

I think we are all agreed that Channel Four's tour de force, 'Come Dine With Me,' is one of the greatest programmes ever made, so in tribute to it, and to Dave Lamb, I gathered two of my friends (Will and Simon, two really great guys) to do our own little come dine with me! Maybe, in ten years time, I'll be on the real Come Dine with Me! The celebrity one anyway! Because I'll be a star!



Keep the Buzz alive!

Thursday, 19 August 2010

Vlog No. 2!!

At long last! Just as promised, Vlog number two is here for you! I figured that if I want you to really get to know me, that you've got to see me in my element. So here we are, my showing off my acting chops for all you guys to admire/critique as the fancy takes you.

Please, if you have questions about my interpretation or advice to offer, feel free to comment in the comments or say something on twitter (@bradley_ashton)

Keep the Buzz alive!

Monday, 26 July 2010

Vlog number 1

Finally! We have vlog number one!
Sorry for the poor editing. We couldn't find the editing cd that came with the camera, so it'll have to go up in this kinda shabby form for the moment. In the future, I'll come back and edit this better so that it's not quite as bad! But it's the message that matters, not the medium! Enjoy!

Keep the buzz alive!

P.s. If anyone is wondering, the soundtrack is 'Shining Light' by Ash. 

Wednesday, 21 July 2010


You're probably wondering when the first vlog is going to go live. Well you only have to wait a little longer! It's filmed and we just need to sort out a few niggles to get it live. Should be going up in a few days. Hopefully we'll make these a regular part of the schedule here. I'd like to do them weekly (or even more regularly!!) but it can be tricky to arrange a time when both my camera operator and myself are free.

I'll embed the vlog on the blog as soon as possible.

Keep the buzz alive!

Monday, 12 July 2010


Follow me on Twitter


A beginning...

Well hello all! I'm Bradley Ashton, and hopefully you are the people who are going to accompany me on my journey. I'm an actor, just finished training at ASC, and looking to make my mark on the world!

I started this blog to document the process, so that in years to come I'll be able to look back and say, "Here. This is where it started." This is going to be my sketchpad, a place for me to write and express myself without worrying about anyone or anything. I'm going to record a semi-regular diary vlog, and also update regularly with shorter spurts of thought, on whatever springs to mind.

This is also the place for any information about my upcoming fringe show. Coming 2011 (Keep the buzz alive.) I'll post information about dates, times, venues and all that when it comes and you guys will be the first to know!

Anyway, thanks for joining me, and I hope you enjoy the ride!


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