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"Yes, I am," I politely reply to the lady who looks puzzled. When most people hear the word 'soap' they immediately visualize the end of episode cliffhangers, dramatic face slaps, colourful characters and story-lines as explosive as Joan Rivers' vocabulary.But, the unforgiving 12-hour days on set, the speed at which you film and the last minute scripts test the most experienced actors relying on instinct, where the luxury of rehearsal time isn't possible.
The adrenalin of the live audience also determines your state of mind and can affect nerves, delivery and decisions made in a moment.I spent this summer at RADA on a short course, because I think you should never stop learning, and the course was incredible.It gave me a huge insight into things like script preparation and characterisation.“Christmas and birthdays are supposed to be happy occasions but, since Pam’s death, I haven’t been able to enjoy them,” says Roxanne. Grief is hard and I sometimes feel lonely and cut off from the world.” But, remembering the fun she had with Pamela, Roxanne lights up, saying: “Pam wasn’t just a typical friend – she was family.We spent every Christmas together and she always spoiled me on my birthday. " Those are the usual questions I hear at the moment when walking down the high street.
They don't know about the long train journeys, last minute callbacks, near misses and disappointments and late night script perfecting for the parts which can sometimes be few and far between. "I've been mainly working on stage over the last two years," I assure her. Get back on telly," she says with a smile, not realizing it might offend.
It was so fulfilling and rewarding, I was determined to do more.
Theatre offers a challenge and reward very different from screen.
If I had known she was so sad, I could have tried to help – I would have done anything.” She adds: “I’ve never had counselling, but I sometimes think I should.
Acting has always been my form of therapy.” This year, Roxanne – who starred in Dancing On Ice in January 2009 and now plays Janet in touring musical The Rocky Horror Show – says she’ll spend Christmas with her mum and flatmate, Rocky Horror co-star Ben Forster, 32, in Brighton.
We 'live to work' where others 'work to live.' [pullquote]I wanted to gain more experience in theatre, and not necessarily just the kind of commercial theatre that soap stars often get cast in[/pullquote] I wanted to gain more experience in theatre, and not necessarily just the kind of commercial theatre that soap stars often get cast in.