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Live performance is to make a major return to BBC television with a two-year strand that aims to support new work and introduce new...

A new survey of the industry is asking companies how they have been affected by the rise of theatre screenings and broadcasts. The study, jointly...

Northumberland Theatre Company is to leave its home in the Alnwick Playhouse after more than 30 years as the venue undergoes a refurbishment. The 200-seat...

Who invests more in the arts in England: local authorities or Arts Council England? Peter Bazalgette, chair of ACE, says local authorities invest more...

Arts Council England chair Peter Bazalgette has made a plea for local authorities to “keep the faith” and continue funding the arts to avoid...

Darlington Civic Theatre is to close in May for more than a year while its £11.7 million refurbishment takes place, and will reopen as...

The National Youth Dance Company has been awarded £450,000 of funding to continue its work with young people into a fifth year. NYDC has also...

Equity has called on Arts Council England to take stronger action to ensure performers and creative workers are adequately paid. The actor’s union has drawn...

Women leaders at top subsidised theatres are paid £29,000 less on average than men, according to new research by The Stage. Among high earners –...

Funding focused on people In response to the letter from Martin Trimble (Losing trust in the Arts Council, March 17), we reject the accusation of...

Plans to create a flagship children's theatre in Darlington have been given the green light by Arts Council England. Children's company Theatre Hullabaloo first mooted...

Drama school degrees I am writing to reassure Susan Elkin (and your readers) regarding some of the concerns she has expressed in her column: “Could...

Youth Dance England director Linda Jasper is to step down from her post at the end of this month after more than a decade. She...

Arts Council England chief executive Darren Henley has spoken out about the need for the arts and culture sector to attract talent from all...

In 2010, Arts Council England put together a 10-year strategy, called Achieving Great Art for Everyone, that had the potential to revolutionise the arts...

Chorus members at English National Opera will strike for the first time in 13 years in response to proposed changes to their contracts. In a...

Nottingham Theatre Royal is to undergo a £3.3 million transformation after securing funding from both Arts Council England and the city’s local authority. A small-scale...

Arts Council England’s London chair Veronica Wadley has joined the debate about access to the arts, insisting opportunities should not be just the “privilege...
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