‘Bubbling Cauldron of Anxiety’
YOU CAN LISTEN TO OUR EPISODE WITH Mateo Oxley on all good podcasting platforms, including spotify and youtube
‘Bubbling Cauldron of Anxiety’ | Instagram Vs. Reality with MATEO OXLEY – The Invisible Cabaret Podcast: Mental Health & The Arts
Such a joy to talk to lovely actor/singer/writer Mateo Oxley about the ‘highlights reel’ nature of working as a performer. Have a listen to Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose as they chat with Mateo about anxiety, procrastination, gratitude, confronting theatre gremlins, and being a proud cat Dad!
Since graduating from West London drama school ArtsEd on a full scholarship, Mateo has worked on many theatre productions. These include Punchdrunk’s The Drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable, Mercury Weinberger Playwriting Prize winner Target Man, the European premiere of The Busy World Is Hushed and Angels In America at the Royal National Theatre. On screen, he starred in the independent WWII drama, Magpie. More recently, he joined the cast of Channel 4’s hit comedy The Windsors as Edoardo Mapelli-Mozzi, Princess Beatrice’s husband-to-be.
⚠️ CW: brief mention of Grenfell at 11.39; medical trauma – 22.20 – 23.20 mins & 23.40 – 24.30 mins.
Meet Nimbus & Rouxfio and keep up to date with Mateo’s artistic exploits on his Instagram: @mateooxley (same as his Twitter). luxuriate in his glorious voice on Spotify.
If any of the issues raised in this episode are affecting you, please do not be afraid to seek support. Help is available. The NHS website has a great directory to get you started.
THINGS MENTIONED IN THE PODCAST:
- Faber Academy
- Arcola Theatre
- Angels In America – have a glimpse of Mateo’s Prior Walter here!
- All About Eve (about a main actor being usurped)
- Schroedinger’s cat
- Lyttleton Theatre
- Finborough Theatre
- The Busy World is Hushed
- Tips for curating your Insta feed for better mental health
Read the transcript here or download it below:
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