LETTERS

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...

Noisy audiences put me off After having to contend with the increasing problem of members of the audience not being able to stop eating, drinking,...

Post-audition silence is rude A few days after auditioning for a production, I discovered it hadn’t gone my way when they announced the casting on...

SMA not looking for ‘sound bite’ In his column (‘Technical jobs aren’t being cut and replaced by admin roles’, Flyman comments on Lez Brotherston’s complaint...

All students get equal chances It is always hard to characterise all drama schools, as The Stage’s helpful, six-page feature proved, but your “dear agony...

Globe should support Rice Kneehigh is an associate company of Shakespeare’s Globe, and has been proud to be part of Emma Rice’s Wonder Season at...

Our school has diverse students I read with interest David Hutchison’s article (‘Asian students ‘almost absent’ in drama schools').  While I recognise there are barriers...

Diverse casting matters Edward Thomas’ letter on diverse casting (October 6) does not acknowledge how those working in theatre, film and television have attempted to...

Globe and RSC are diverse Both Shakespeare’s Globe and the Royal Shakespeare Company have a long and proud history of casting black, Asian and minority...

Rising West End ticket prices As someone who sees a lot of theatre, I usually pay in cash at the box office and, where possible,...
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