Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Chapter Ten: Spotlight on Nick Afka

Meet Nick Afka. He plays Desk, a discrete, distinguished, powerful and protective male confidant. Nick is a writer, actor and Londoner. He has recently been writing for and performing in the world's longest-running comedy sketch show Newsrevue- which thankfully updates every week, since it's a satire on the news. He has been a column-writer for the Guardian newspaper in the UK, published a book on how to do difficult sudokus and released a board game. He has devised a method to make innumerate people become numerate and is currently writing his third book about maths for a Japanese publisher. Recent acting credits include the short films Meat..., Making Britain Less Crap, and Living Into The Future. Roles include Glottenbal in the Georgian play Orra, Jay in If You Lived Here You Would Be Home By Now, Simon Bliss in Noel Coward's Hayfever and Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream.

What is your favorite word? cariad

What is your least favorite word? zizz

What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? New ideas

What turns you off? nit-picking

What is your favorite curse word? Cum-juggler (but then I did just make it up)

What sound or noise do you love? Leaf-rustle interspersed with bird-chirrup.

What sound or noise do you hate? The faint screech of cotton wool being rent apart.

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? astronaut

What profession would you not like to do? pedicurist

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? Right, that's me done, here are the keys, see if you can do a better job.

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