Jake Wood is an actor who has appeared in many well known shows such as Only Fools and Horses, One Foot in the Grave, Red Dwarf, A Touch of Frost and of course appeared in the BBC’s Eastenders as Max Branning for 15 years!

He has also appeared in many films such as Vera Drake, The Aryan Couple and The Illusionist.


In this interview Jake takes us trough his methods for character building, using emotional recall and acting on instinct, using the Meisner technique. He also shares how he started his acting career and what it's like to shift between Hollywood films and small screen television work.