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Staff at Shakespeare's Globe are facing the threat of redundancy as part of a restructuring plan aimed at cutting costs. It could affect up...

Designers are fighting to win improved pay and working conditions, as part of a new deal being sought by unions Equity and BECTU. The unions...

Actor Adrian Lester has warned that theatre risks becoming "obsolete" to younger generations unless the industry urgently improves the diversity of its workers. Lester was...

Rightly, there has been a concerted push to address the under-representation of black, Asian and minority ethnic performers on stage and screen, led in...

More than 90 theatres across the UK have vowed to tackle black, Asian and minority ethnic under-representation in their offstage workforce as part of...

Stage door staff at the Royal Shakespeare Company are no longer facing redundancy after the theatre company vowed to retain an in-house service. As reported...

Entertainment union BECTU has appointed its first female leader. Philippa Childs will take over as head of BECTU from Gerry Morrissey, who steps down on...

Edinburgh International Festival director Fergus Linehan has been criticised for programming just three performances at the city's Playhouse Theatre, with BECTU claiming its members...

More than a third of women working in backstage roles have experienced sexual harassment, a survey by entertainment union BECTU has found. The findings have...
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