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.
A former backstage worker on West End musical & Juliet has lost a tribunal case against the show’s producers for breach of contract, which he brought after claiming he was entitled to be rehired and furloughed by the company
Theatres and producers turned down for grants from the Culture Recovery Fund have warned of the impact the decisions will have on their businesses, with some making immediate redundancies in the wake of the news
Among those announced in the government’s first round of funding from the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund are Bristol Old Vic, Curve in Leicester, the Park Theatre in London and Nottingham Playhouse