## News from the world of maths: The Plus Careers Podcast: Actor and mathematician

Submitted by plusadmin on December 23, 2008*Combining a love of maths with a successful acting career*

Victoria Gould has always known she would be an actor, and went straight from studying arts at school to running her own theatre company. But she eventually had to come clean about her guilty secret - she loves maths - and has since managed to combine a career as a research mathematician and teacher with a successful acting career on television and in theatre. In this, the first of a two part
podcast, Victoria tells *Plus* why she needs to use boths sides of her brain.

This podcast accompanies the career interview from issue 49 of *Plus*.

*Stay tuned for the second part of this podcast, where Plus talks to Victoria and Professor Marcus du Sautoy about Complicite's recent theatre production of A disappearing number.*

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*posted by Plus @ 2:23 PM*