Episode 6: Tip Cullen - Royal Marine to Stage and Screen

Feb 05, 2020, 06:00 AM
Episode 6: Tip Cullen - Royal Marine to Stage and Screen

Growing up as a Catholic in Belfast during the troubles, Tip Cullen is not your stereotypical Royal Marine. Having served a full career, Tip transferred to the Royal Marines reserves as well as studying a degree in acting.
Tip has starred in many successful stage productions including acting at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.

Show Notes:
  • Born in Belfast & growing up through the troubles
  • From working for the law society to joining the Royal Marines
  • Supportive family
  • 33 years service & counting
  • Mountain Leader
  • Chasing the adrenaline high of being on the battlefield
  • Mental health support
  • Breakfast club
  • Emotional triggers
  • PTSD
  • Completing 30 years of service but not leaving the military
  • Studying a degree in acting 
  • Acting on stage including at Shakespeares Globe Theatre
  • Auditioning & dealing with disappointment 
  • Stage versus screen
  • Playing ‘Unpopular Opinion’
  • Bye & thank you from George, age 3

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