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Friday, August 16, 2019

A-level drama entries drop below 10,000 for first time by Georgia Snow

The number of young people taking A-level drama has fallen below 10,000 for the first time, with 40% fewer entries recorded this

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Actor petitions casting site Mandy to advertise Equity minimum-rate jobs only by Georgia Snow

Casting site the Mandy Network is facing calls only to advertise acting jobs that offer at least the Equity minimum wage as

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Second week of Fringe First award winners announced by Georgia Snow

Eight shows have been awarded Fringe First awards in the second week of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Three Summerhall productions were honoured

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Royal Opera House: Plácido Domingo appearances to go ahead despite harassment allegations by Georgia Snow

Plácido Domingo will perform as scheduled at the Royal Opera House next year, the venue has said, as an investigation into allegations

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Peter Pan to close early at Troubadour White City Theatre by Georgia Snow

Peter Pan, the opening production at the Troubadour White City Theatre in west London, will close nearly two months earlier than planned,

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‘Abandon or reform EBacc to secure creative industries’ future’, sector leaders tell education secretary by Georgia Snow

Leading employers and figures from across the creative industries are calling on the education secretary Gavin Williamson to scrap the English Baccalaureate

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

E8 and Mouthpiece performers win in second week of The Stage Edinburgh Awards 2019 by Georgia Snow

The second set of winners for The Stage Edinburgh Awards 2019 have been announced. Prizes have gone to Alice Vilanculo for her

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Government should pay additional Brexit costs for musicians in no-deal scenario, says industry body by Georgia Snow

Musicians are calling on the government to cover any additional costs incurred when travelling to the EU for work in the event

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Bush’s main auditorium becomes Holloway Theatre after major donation by Georgia Snow

West London venue the Bush Theatre has renamed its main auditorium after philanthropist Charles Holloway. The 190-seat Holloway Theatre will be named

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Ningali Lawford-Wolf, star of EIF show The Secret River, dies in Edinburgh by Georgia Snow

The Australian actor Ningali Lawford-Wolf, who starred in The Secret River at this year’s Edinburgh International Festival, has died aged 52 in

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Harper Collins to publish Culture Declares Emergency letters by Georgia Snow

Emma Thompson, Mark Rylance and Simon McBurney are among the figures contributing to an anthology of letters responding to the global climate

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Calls intensify for Oliviers to introduce casting category following BAFTA move by Georgia Snow

Organisers of the Olivier Awards are facing renewed pressure to recognise casting directors, after it was announced that BAFTA will introduce a

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Old Vic appoints Harriet Mackie as producer by Georgia Snow

Harriet Mackie has been appointed producer at the Old Vic. Mackie joins from the Royal Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh, where she has

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Bristol hospital trust to develop arts programme to offer alternative patient care by Georgia Snow

An NHS trust in Bristol has become the latest organisation to commit to using an arts programme to benefit the health and

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Scottish screen body teams up with Edinburgh Fringe to find the next Fleabag by Georgia Snow

Scotland’s film and TV funding body is partnering with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the first time in a bid to uncover

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Samuel West warns of ‘grim’ impact of arts cuts in open letter to Boris Johnson by Georgia Snow

Actor and National Campaign for the Arts chair Samuel West has written an open letter to Boris Johnson, warning of the “grim”

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Creative Europe gives €1.4 million to 50/50 gender initiative by Georgia Snow

A project to increase gender representation across more than 250 music organisations has received €1.4 million to expand its work over the

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Follies and War Horse costumes to go on display in National Theatre exhibition by Georgia Snow

Costumes from shows including Follies and War Horse are to be displayed as part of a new exhibition at the National Theatre.

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Crisis in arts education, warn regional theatre leaders by Georgia Snow

Arts education in schools is being sidelined, with theatre trips scaled back and drama teachers made redundant, England’s biggest producing theatres have

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Victory for part-time workers’ holiday pay after music teacher wins landmark court ruling by Georgia Snow

Part-time workers across the arts should be entitled to a minimum amount of annual leave and holiday pay, according to a Court

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Winners announced for inaugural sustainability awards at Edinburgh Fringe by Georgia Snow

A carbon-neutral show powered by bike and solar power, and a venue made entirely from upcycled pianos have been named winners of

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Edinburgh International Festival performers reject sterling payments over Brexit fears by Georgia Snow

Uncertainty around Brexit has prompted performers at the Edinburgh International Festival to ask for their fees to be paid in euros or

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Friday, August 2, 2019

Arts Council England not doing enough to enforce fair pay on funded projects – Equity by Georgia Snow

Arts Council England has been accused of failing to enforce the payment of union standard wages on the projects it funds, meaning

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Malvern Theatres gets go-ahead for £1m capital project by Georgia Snow

Plans for new outreach and rehearsal facilities at Malvern Theatres have been given the green light, meaning the venue can begin its

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Old Vic Annex plans push ahead as Lambeth council approves £3.75m loan by Georgia Snow

Lambeth council has approved a loan of £3.75 million for a new education and community centre at the Old Vic, joining neighbouring

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Theatr Clwyd and Haworth Tompkins announce initial designs for future-proofing redevelopment by Georgia Snow

Theatr Clwyd has unveiled the initial designs of a multimillion-pound redevelopment, which it hopes will secure the future of the north Wales

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West End producer branches out into immersive theatre with bid ‘to rival Punchdrunk and Secret Cinema’ by Georgia Snow

West End producer Hartshorn-Hook has unveiled an ambitious plan to become “the future of immersive theatre” with the creation of a dedicated

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Director and producer Hal Prince dies aged 91 by Georgia Snow

Hal Prince, the Broadway director and producer who won more Tony awards than any other individual, has died aged 91. As a

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Special-edition Fleabag script to be released alongside West End run by Georgia Snow

A new edition of the script for Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag is being released to coincide with the show’s forthcoming West End run.

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Chelsea Halfpenny to make West End debut in 9 to 5 the Musical by Georgia Snow

Chelsea Halfpenny will join the West End cast of 9 to 5 the musical from next month. Halfpenny, best known for appearing

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Monday, July 29, 2019

‘Secretive’ Edinburgh Fringe employers still advertising exploitative positions – campaigners by Georgia Snow

Edinburgh Festival Fringe workers are still be subject to “shameful” practices from employers, despite increased scrutiny on exploitation at the festival, activists

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