I care too much to keep silent about that. I’m a Tory Girl in a Private School Boy’s Club and I’ve opened myself up to more abuse than it’s probably worth. Yet it’s up to me, and other women, to fight the stereotype more than ever. The Conservative Party are failing female representation.
I don’t know about you, but I used to be one of those people who said, “Nope. No. I’m not getting TikTok, it’s rubbish- bring back Vine!) Then the lockdown of March 2020 happened, I suddenly had a lot of time on my hands, and next thing I knew, I found myself enthralled. No, it’s not Vine, but TikTok is full of hilarious, creative human beings who made my lockdown that much brighter.
From her work on Staged, indeed to have worked at all, one might assume that Lucy Eaton was immune to the pandemic’s effects on the creative industry. But speaking to her further suggests otherwise.
“shit just got real” – is very much the appropriate reaction to working with Samuel L Jackson. And it’s come from Lucy Eaton, as she talks to me about working on the BBC’s hit lockdown series Staged.
Whatever you want to call it, Variety magazine’s recent faux pas has proved that you get what you pay for in digital publishing. Or is it what you don’t pay for?