"I went to RADA and they were like, 'You should look into something else...!'" Oscar nominated actress Carey Mulligan is proud to have proved her talents after she was denied the chance to study at London's prestigious acting school, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). Sir Michael Caine, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Clive Owen and Bond girl Gemma Arterton are all former students of the institution.