Actor, writer and director Andy Nyman has written a new book entitled The Golden Rules of Acting (that nobody ever tells you), a handy guide billed as "every actor's best friend".

Nyman, who is currently starring in Abigail's Party in at Wyndham's Theatre, has over 25 years experience working in theatre, film and TV.

He co-wrote, co-directed and starred in the West End hit Ghost Stories, and won an Olivier Award for co-writing and directing Something Wicked This Way Comes with his regular collaborator Derren Brown.

Here, he speaks to Whatsonstage.com about his new book, answering three simple (but searching) questions...

The Golden Rules of Acting is published by Nick Hern Books - click here for more information