Arts Council England

A figurehead of northern theatre, Barrie Rutter resigned from the pioneering touring company he founded a quarter-century ago. He explains why he’s had enough...

National portfolio organisations will no longer be required to factor Arts Council England's Quality Metrics framework into their 2018/19 planning, the funding body has...

A fringe theatre in London has provoked a backlash on social media for a strongly worded job advertisement attacking young people. The posting for the...

Arts Council England has awarded the National Theatre £1.17 million to tour its work outside London. The grant from ACE’s strategic touring fund will support...

Arts Council England is to set up a new fund to help artists and producers work abroad, Nicholas Serota has announced. The Arts Council chair...

Arts Council England has postponed its multimillion-pound plan to grade the artistic quality of work using data. The programme, Quality Metrics, was first announced last...

Philanthropist Lloyd Dorfman has warned that further cuts to “powerhouse” organisations such as the National Theatre could damage culture in the UK. Dorfman, who founded...

Playwrights David Hare and Howard Brenton have criticised the cut made to Hampstead Theatre's funding, claiming it is being victimised for its success. Last week,...

There is a duty for London-based critics to get out of London as much as we can. Great theatre is happening all across Britain,...
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