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.
Independent commercial producers are to launch a joint bid to Arts Council England for funding that would underwrite touring shows, warning that social distancing will make taking work around the UK untenable
Last week, theatres were thrown into disarray as the government announced a third lockdown. Producers and theatre owners including Nica Burns, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Fiona Allan have told The Stage about the time frames they are working towards in 2021