The acting secrets behind the Oscars

There's a lot more to acting than just pretending to be another person; here's how years of training and working your 'imagination muscle' could lead to an award-winning performance.

The winners of the 90th Academy Awards are now basking in their success, their Oscars adorning their mantlepieces and their place in cinema history preserved for all eternity. But how did they do it?

We spoke to Jennie Buckman, playwright and former Head of Acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art about what it really is that makes an award-winning actor tick.

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