This week we chat to West End leading lady Julie Atherton.Having established herself as a household name with her portrayal of Kate Monster in the original West End cast of Avenue Q, Julie is now one of the most sought after musical theatre performers in the UK. She talks us through her life, from the early years scraping through school in her home town Preston, to coping with the demands of drama school at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London. Julie speaks very honestly about the ups and downs of life as a performing artist and about her transition into directing.Julie Atherton will be appearing in 'I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change' at The Arts Theatre in Leicester Square on August 15th. For more information visit artstheatrewestend.co.ukWe give you this podcast completely free. If you've enjoyed it and you'd like to help us make future episodes then 1. Visit: insidethewestend.com 2. Click on the donate button at the top of the home page3. Make a contribution and help us keep the show goingWe release a new episode every week, so SUBSCRIBE to our podcast and they will automatically appear on your device ready for you to listen to.Please tell your friends about our show and share it on social media so that we can continue to inspire others, just like you! -Follow us on Twitter @InsideWestEnd -Like our page on Facebook "Inside the West End Podcast"
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