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Friday, December 14, 2018

Giles Terera joins cast of Old Vic’s The American Clock by Georgia Snow

Hamilton star Giles Terera will join the cast of The American Clock at the Old Vic next year. Terera, who won an

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

London fringe theatre the Bread and Roses to open sister venue in King’s Cross by Georgia Snow

A second fringe venue from the team behind the Bread and Roses pub theatre in Clapham is to launch in north London.

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One Dance UK commissions major research project into freelance dancers by Georgia Snow

The first research into freelance workers in dance for more than a decade has been commissioned, in an effort to better understand

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Timberlake Wertenbaker and Jude Kelly join symposium exploring gender equality by Georgia Snow

A dedicated symposium to debate gender equality in the industry will be held next year, produced by the company behind the annual

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Benoit Swan Pouffer named artistic director of Rambert by Georgia Snow

Rambert has appointed Benoit Swan Pouffer as its new artistic director. Pouffer has been acting as guest director of the contemporary dance

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Full casting announced for National Theatre’s Tartuffe by Georgia Snow

Olivia Williams will join the cast of Tartuffe at the National Theatre, it has been announced. Williams returns to the NT following

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The Yard to produce gender-swapped version of The Crucible with female John Proctor by Georgia Snow

The Yard Theatre in east London will stage a new version of The Crucible next year, in which the lead character of

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Feuding Fawlty Towers producers in dispute again over Only Fools and Horses live shows by Georgia Snow

A long-running feud between producers of two live shows inspired by Fawlty Towers has taken a fresh twist, after the rivals launched

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Monday, December 10, 2018

Observer dance critic Luke Jennings to leave after 14 years by Georgia Snow

The Observer’s dance critic Luke Jennings has announced he is stepping down from the role after 14 years. Jennings provided regular reviews

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Poll: Do you agree that the regions are overlooked in favour of the West End? by Georgia Snow

Regional theatre leaders have claimed actors are turning down work at their venues to keep themselves free for West End jobs and

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National Theatre Wales addresses recent controversy with new season of work by Georgia Snow

A new play by Welsh writer Ed Thomas and a collaboration with learning-disabled theatre company Hijinx, to mark 50 years since the

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Noma Dumezweni backs new £10k Edinburgh Fringe award to support black independent artists by Georgia Snow

Touring company Eclipse has teamed up with Edinburgh venue Summerhall to create an award dedicated to helping black artists at the fringe.

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Kaisa Hammarlund to star in UK premiere of Jeanine Tesori’s Violet by Georgia Snow

Kaisa Hammarlund will star in the title role of Jeanine Tesori’s musical Violet when it premieres in the UK next month. Hammarlund

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Female theatre leaders hail meeting with Arts Council as major step forward for gender parity campaign by Georgia Snow

Leading women in theatre have met Arts Council England chair Nicholas Serota for a “landmark” gathering aimed at driving forward the fight

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Summerhall extends artist development programme with Creative Scotland and BBC funding by Georgia Snow

Edinburgh venue Summerhall is expanding its artist development programme thanks to new grants from Creative Scotland and BBC Arts. Summerhall said the

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Theatre stars become waiters in Acting for Others charity event by Georgia Snow

Penelope Wilton, Jim Carter, Jeremy Irvine and Sheila Hancock were among the theatre stars swapping their costumes for aprons as they waited

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse drops out of national portfolio amid financial woes by Georgia Snow

The Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse is no longer part of Arts Council England’s national portfolio, with the theatre admitting that its failed

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Glasgow Citizens Theatre dedicates new season to female writers and directors by Georgia Snow

Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre has announced a season of work by female writers that promises to showcase the talent of women working across

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Further casting announced for Sara Bareilles’ Waitress by Georgia Snow

Further casting has been announced for the West End transfer of Sara Bareilles’ musical Waitress. David Hunter, who recently starred in Kinky

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Monday, December 3, 2018

Royal Opera House turns front-of-house space into ballet studio for public rehearsals by Georgia Snow

The Royal Opera House is transforming its newly refurbished Paul Hamlyn Hall into a ballet studio for a day, when dancers will

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Friday, November 30, 2018

Ofsted’s Amanda Spielman defends arts training comments in face of criticism by Georgia Snow

Ofsted’s chief inspector Amanda Spielman has defended her comments about further education arts courses, and has claimed she did not disparage the

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First images released of Alexandra Palace Theatre’s £18.8m restoration by Georgia Snow

First images of the newly restored Victorian theatre at Alexandra Palace have been released ahead of its reopening. The £18.8 million theatre

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The King and I broadcast is most successful theatrical cinema event of 2018 by Georgia Snow

The filmed screening of West End musical The King and I has become the most successful theatre-related event to be shown in

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Bonnie Langford joins West End 9 to 5 the Musical cast by Georgia Snow

Bonnie Langford has been cast in the forthcoming West End production of Dolly Parton musical 9 to 5. Langford will play Roz

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Zawe Ashton and Lucy Kirkwood among Clean Break patrons by Georgia Snow

Zawe Ashton, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Tanya Moodie and Lucy Kirkwood have joined theatre company Clean Break as patrons. All four have previous associations

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National Theatre Wales and BBC join forces for new £12k writing residency by Georgia Snow

National Theatre Wales has teamed up with the BBC to create a new playwriting award to develop Welsh talent. The Wales Writer

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

MPs and peers commit to major inquiry investigating ‘class ceiling’ in the arts by Georgia Snow

A parliamentary inquiry has been launched to explore the lack of working-class performers, writers and musicians in the entertainment industry. Equity councillor

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Quentin Letts steps down as Daily Mail theatre critic by Georgia Snow

The Daily Mail’s theatre critic Quentin Letts has left after 14 years in the role. Letts had acted as a parliamentary sketch

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Value of UK’s creative industries breaks £100bn mark for first time by Georgia Snow

The UK’s creative industries made a record contribution to the economy last year, surpassing £100 billion for the first time. New figures

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Other Palace to host musical theatre scratch night by Georgia Snow

A musical theatre scratch night is being created at the Other Palace Theatre in London, which will aim to showcase new work

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Liverpool Everyman pulls the plug on rep company after two years by Georgia Snow

The Liverpool Everyman is discontinuing its resident company of actors, hailed as a landmark return to repertory theatre when it was assembled

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