Arts Council England

Ken Dodd has been appointed patron of the £19 million Shakespeare North Playhouse in Merseyside. Dodd, a Liverpool native, made his Shakespearean acting debut in...

Far from being the ‘icing on the cake’, National Lottery money is a vital source of revenue for theatre companies. But which areas receive...

It is notable from this year’s Equity Annual Representative Conference – and indeed from recent issues of The Stage – just how much of...

Equity has launched a stinging attack on Arts Council England's diversity monitoring strategy, claiming the detail and transparency being provided is “not good enough”. The...

Trevor Nunn has said Arts Council England should have its funding doubled to get theatre to the standard that it should be. Speaking to The...

Some of you will be lucky enough to have forgotten that the government published a Culture White Paper last year. It was Ed Vaizey’s last...

While Arts Council England might want to make it as easy as possible for creatives to apply for funding, the organisation has been advised...

A government review of Arts Council England has called on the body to enforce diversity in its National Portfolio Organisations. Carried out by the Department...

Wakefield-based charity Faceless Arts has closed after losing its funding from both the local authority and Arts Council England. The charity, which provided free arts...
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