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Performers in the theme park and attraction sector face “alarming” working conditions that must be “fiercely condemned and stamped out immediately”, Equity has said. Young...

Members of Equity have condemned regional theatres for holding auditions and rehearsals in London. A spokeswoman said that doing so discriminates against actors outside the...

Social and economic mobility is to be given a renewed focus on Equity's national agenda, with its equality and diversity officers taking the issue...

Subscription rates for Equity are to increase by 2.4% from January 1, 2018. The minimum subscription rate of £125 will rise to £128 and the...

Equity is to redouble efforts to support D/deaf and disabled actors and stage managers to increase their visibility within the industry. The issue was raised...

Equity is to urgently lobby the government to allow European Union nationals to continue to live and work in the UK after Brexit. Members voted...

Musical 42nd Street has won this year’s West End charity bake off. The event, which raised more than £5,000 for charity, was held in aid...

Equity has launched a stinging attack on Arts Council England's diversity monitoring strategy, claiming the detail and transparency being provided is “not good enough”. The...

The first images of the new cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child have been released. It is the first time the lead characters...

Equity will lobby for an even gender split on the boards of arts organisations that employ its members. The union for performers and creative practitioners...

Actors and stage managers have urged Equity to take a more active role in publicly challenging casting decisions that fail to demonstrate equality and...

Labour has launched a creative manifesto pledging to reverse the damage wrought by Conservative cuts to the arts if Jeremy Corbyn is elected prime...
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