Simon Tait

Simon Tait has been an arts journalist for 30 years and had written for most national newspapers. A former arts correspondent of The Times, he founded and is co-editor of Arts Industry magazine. He is also the author of two books.
Shakespeare in Love at the Noel Coward Theatre

Money begets better arts begets more tourism – so why hasn’t the RSC got a London home? Money begets better arts begets more tourism – so why hasn’t the RSC got a London home?

We’ve had a year or more of being told that London gets unfairly weighted for subsidy against the regions. Figures have been strewn around the landscape, passions have been spent in the letters columns, on…

The Orange Tree Theatre in Richmond, London. Photo: Noel Foster