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Alistair Smith is editor of The Stage. Having joined the publication on staff in 2004, he has also held the roles of reporter, news editor, opinion editor, deputy editor and print editor at The Stage and has written for publications ranging from The Guardian to Hello! Magazine. He is also the author of two major industry reports (the London Theatre Report and the Theatre Workforce Review) and was a founder of the My Theatre Matters! campaign.
While onscreen shows are the only option right now, it’s not too long before we’ll be able to rediscover the electrifying sense of being in the moment that can only live performance can provide, says The Stage editor Alistair Smith
Our annual UK-wide theatre awards have been reimagined to recognise the extraordinary achievements of teams up and down the country in arguably the most challenging year the industry has ever faced. The Stage editor Alistair Smith explains why it was so important for these awards to continue
Mismanagement by those in power has brought theatre to its knees, says Alistair Smith– to protect the sector, the government must now underwrite an insurance scheme, better support freelancers and stop messing theatre about with ever-changing restrictions