Matt is news editor for The Stage, having started as the newspaper’s broadcast reporter. He covers all areas of the industry in his role, but has a particular interest in musical theatre. Matt studied acting at Bretton Hall and presents a fortnightly theatre segment on Matthew Wright's TalkRadio show.
Leading UK drama schools have been called out by current and former black students for systemic and institutionalised racism, prompting calls for leadership overhauls and urgent action to address the issue
Producers of touring shows will have the option to designate up to a third of a contract as unpaid ‘weeks out’, under which performers will be able to undertake other work, as part of a new agreement created specially to navigate the pandemic.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak is under renewed pressure to extend a funding scheme for employed and freelance workers, with creative industry unions warning entertainment workers face a “financial cliff edge” without it