Speaking before his performance of his latest solo show, Another Lovely Crisis, Comedian and ex-student, Stuart Goldsmith talks to BBC Coventry and Warwickshire's Vic Minett about his experiences at Stratford-upon-Avon College:
"...comedy show, fresh from the Edinburgh festival, and I'm performing it at Stratford-upon-Avon College..."
"...well I did a show there last year, Stratford-upon-Avon College is where I studied, I did the A level theatre course there, in I'm sorry to say 1996. I was talking to students there today, I went back and sort of chatted to some students to say thanks to the college, and you know, to try to contribute a bit..."
"...they are a lovely bunch of kids, really exciting young people, working on a really excellent course, with lots of theatre... and they're very keen on getting professionals in, people who have been through the college system, and who've gone on to make a success of themselves and I happily count myself among that number."
Broadcast: Thu 17 Nov 2011 14:00 BBC Coventry & Warwickshire
After studying A Level Drama package Stuart went on to become a street-performer, winning the Scottish National Busking Championships and later placing third in the World Championships. As a stand-up comic, Stuart has supported Mark Watson on two national tours, and warmed-up TV studio audiences for Miranda, The IT Crowd, 2 Pints Of Lager, Coming Of Age, We Need Answers and The Stephen K Amos Show. Recently Stuart also featured as one of ten talented comedians competing in ITV1's seven-part reality series, Show me The Funny.
Stratford-upon-Avon College offers Performing Arts BTEC diplomas and A levels to students from across Warwickshire, Coventry, and Solihull.
Posted on Wednesday 23rd November 2011