Performing Perfectly meet Jermain Defoe

Listen to the latest episode of the BBC Sounds Podcast ‘Outside The Box’ with Jermain Defoe. We sat down with him to discuss effective communication within his new role as a coach with Tottenham Under 18’s and how to improve his delivery as he aims to become a manager at the top level.



Lucy Key
Lucy Key

Lucy is a professional actress who has worked in theatre, opera, television, concerts and cabaret. After training at Guildford School of Acting, Lucy’s performance credits include Maria in West Side Story in London and the UK No. 1 tour, Grace Farrell in Annie at Perth Repertory Theatre, Of Thee I Sing in London, Midsummer Nights Dream and Two Gentlemen of Verona, Regents Park Open Air Theatre, London and The Marriage of Figaro at the New Vic Theatre.

Television credits include the role of Manda in Being April for BBC One. Lucy has also worked extensively as a performing arts tutor, choreographer, director and workshop practitioner.

Directing and choreography credits include numerous projects with Leaps and Bounds, including The Young Roots Presentation at The Birmingham Hippodrome, choreographer for The Olympic Handover celebrations in Shropshire and Assistant Director on the world premiere of the musical Chasing Fate at The Birmingham Hippodrome.

As Performance Director for Performing Perfectly, Lucy has delivered numerous programmes, courses, workshops and keynote speeches around effective communication, Leadership and teamwork. She is a qualified NLP practitioner and, alongside executive coaches and psychologists has worked with numerous organisations delivering bespoke courses to enhance their teams.

Georgie Partridge
Georgie Partridge

Georgie is an Executive Coach (ILM7 Executive Coaching and Mentoring certificate, awarded through Pro-Noctis) and a Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner. Georgie is also qualified in Mental Health First Aid.
As well as managing Performing Perfectly programmes, Georgie provides 1-1 Executive Coaching and group workshops. Previous coaching clients include NHS Senior staff members, The England Women’s U19’s, NES (NHS Education for Scotland), Global Liquidity Management Analyst (Bank of America).
Previously to working with Performing Perfectly, Georgie has worked extensively with young adults in a coaching capacity and continues to provide private life coaching.

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