LETTERS

The Olivier Awards nominations are starting to feel rather ‘presidential’: the more money you throw at a production, the more likely you are to...

I was very pleased to receive an email from the Harold Pinter Theatre banning food. I wish that all theatres would do the same. I...

It is devastating to hear that both Bristol and Bath and North East Somerset councils are cutting their arts funding so drastically. As a world...

West End Producer says: “Don’t lie about your credits” (‘What are the cardinal sins of auditioning?’, January 26). But if you weren’t an accredited...

Having read both Matthew Hemley (‘Camp cliches and all-white casts? Welcome to musical theatre in 2016’, thestage.co.uk, November 18) and Mark Shenton (column, February...

I can almost see Julian Fellowes’ point when he defends all-white casting in Half a Sixpence. He goes on to say that the musical...

I echo Sue Parrish’s concern about the continuing cultural deficit in the representation of women in our theatre (‘Don’t overlook women in theatre’ Letters,...

To combat ticket touts (News, January 9), the entertainment industry should lobby the government to bring about legislative change. A new law would criminalise...

New proposals to fund shows I would like to suggest an alternative idea for generating many more theatre productions across the country, which will hopefully...

Theatre staff need Sundays I write regarding Equity’s subsidised repertory theatre agreement, which sees actors and stage managers set for a £1 million nationwide pay...

No magic carpet required Your correspondent Trevor Harvey refers to Mark James (not Jones as his letter states) magically appearing in two pantomimes at the...

Diversity report raises questions I suspect many drama school principals sympathise with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s frustration about the dearth of black, Asian and minority ethnic...
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