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Brian Cox


Forge a successful acting career with the celebrated actor behind Succession's Logan Roy.

This course includes:

25 lessons

5 hours

23 exercises

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What you'll learn

Join Brian in unpacking what makes a successful acting career, and step in front of the camera or on stage with greater confidence.

  • Make acting your career
  • Gain insights from writer Jesse Armstrong and casting director Nancy Bishop
  • Watch actors being coached by Brian
  • Nail auditions in person and on tape
  • Get tips on learning your lines
  • Learn to create natural performances

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From humble beginnings in Scotland, Brian honed his craft at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, before taking multiple leading roles as part of the Royal Shakespeare Company. In the half century since, Brian has played hundreds of iconic characters across stage and screen, including the cantankerous Logan Roy in Succession, Hannibal Lecter in Manhunter, the titular role in Titus Andronicus, Hermann Göring in Nuremberg, Agammemnon in Troy, and The Controller in 007: Road to a Million. His roles have earned him an Emmy, a Golden Globe Award, two BAFTAs, and two Olivier Awards. 

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Lesson plan (25)

  1. 01

    Acting Introduction


  2. 02

    Study the Greats


  3. 03

    Student Q&A


  4. 04

    Find your confidence and feel good


  5. 05

    Explore different roles


  6. 06

    Auditions, with Nancy Bishop


  7. 07

    Case study: audition tape


  8. 08

    Study the script


  9. 09

    Workshop: Hamlet


  10. 10

    Writers, with Jesse Armstrong


  11. 11

    Case study: Succession script


  12. 12

    Develop your character


  13. 13

    Workshop: Miss Julie


  14. 14

    Learn your lines


  15. 15

    Train your voice


  16. 16

    Act physically


  17. 17

    Workshop: Romeo and Juliet


  18. 18

    Rehearse, improvise, improve


  19. 19

    Sharing scenes, with Miranda Richardson


  20. 20

    Develop your own style


  21. 21

    Workshop: The Deep Blue Sea


  22. 22

    Taking direction


  23. 23

    Prepare for a day on set


  24. 24

    Make a career


  25. 25



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