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LETTERS

As a local resident and Edinburgh International Festival and fringe lover, I must say the decision to cancel the festivals has come as a...

The NHS is at the centre of the crisis we face in the UK and last week the nation applauded its workers. Here is an...

The impact of the theatre industry shutdown is without precedent in modern times. During the Second World War, many such as the Oxford Playhouse...

As a freelance producer, I come into contact with colleagues from across the theatre sector. And, of course, coronavirus is the number one topic....

Further to the news that Chester Storyhouse has postponed two shows because of coronavirus, have a thought for the actors caught up in what...

Having returned to the UK to star in a wonderful new touring production of The Cat and the Canary – my first tour here...

In the 18 years since Combined Theatrical Charities, known as Acting for Others, revital­ised its fundraising activities by persuading almost every theatre in London...

Increasingly today’s theatre resembles the Restoration period, when playwrights thought Shakespeare so crude that they helped him out by rewriting his plays, the most...

In ‘140 years of The Stage’, Alistair Smith writes of “the relationship between the professional and amateur sectors: a connection that has ebbed and...

It’s tricky to respond to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s letter arguing for diversity to be a key criteria in awarding funding, when he is nobly...

I was on the point of writing a riposte to Rufus Norris’ ‘reasons to be cheerful’ , when I crossed the page and saw...

Lyn Gardner hits the proverbial nail on the acting profession’s head. Sadly, all too often, the aspiring but under-represented performer or technician crashes through...
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