CHARLIE LANDS NEW ROLE
A 16-year-old schoolboy from Norwich is among the first group of 25 teenagers to take up their places at a new, full-time drama school in London owned by popular TV star Pauline Quirke.
Charlie Dade, who was a student at Hellesdon High School until this summer, has started a two-year Diploma in Performing Arts at The Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts at the PQA Studios London in Islington. Actor Pauline Quirke, who is best known for her role as Sharon in the hit BBC sitcom Birds of a Feather, is the brains behind PQA Studios London, a new fulltime drama school. Charlie wowed industry judges at auditions to secure a place on the two-year Diploma course, at the end of which she will be awarded a Diploma in Performing Arts. pqastudios.com
Charlie Dade with Pauline Quirke