Rosie Millard

Most artistic careers end in failure. Why does no one talk about this?

Rosie Millard speaks to the singers, writers and actors who prove that persistence isn't always rewarded

It is a standard narrative in all showbiz reporting, and one that arts hacks seem to be duty-bound to abide by. It is the fairy tale of ‘Making It’; the story of a star whose career took time to get off the ground but, thanks to perseverance and self-belief, went stratospheric.

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