Wallsend rising star actor among those at BAFTAs

A North Tyneside actor whose talent has been recognised by a unique acting programme enjoyed a taste of stardom at the BAFTA awards in London.

Tuesday, 4th February 2020, 7:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 5th February 2020, 3:48 pm
Micky McGregor on the BAFTA’s red carpet.

Micky McGregor, co-founder of Blowin’ a Hooley Theatre, a company dedicated to making theatre more accessible in deprived areas, was selected for BAFTA’s Elevate 2019 programme which supports those from under-represented groups moving forward in their careers.

As part of the programme, Micky is receiving networking opportunities and one was the chance to attend the BAFTA’s award ceremony.

Micky said: “This was a fantastic opportunity to get a taste for what it must be like for the top level in the TV and film industry.

“It was exceptionally motivating and has spurred me on even more. It was an awe-inspiring experience.”