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A system to encourage gender parity in theatre and TV casting is being launched in the UK. Neropa is a new concept invented by German...

With the freedom to reflect their own lives, black women filmmakers pioneered their way to an extraordinary cinematic legacy.. An unbroken line of influence can...

Despite his great success in the theatre (Occupations, Comedians, The Party), Trevor Griffiths has always been a passionate advocate of the television play –...

Rowan Atkinson ‘just couldn’t say no’ to stepping into the gumshoes of Michael Gambon, Richard Harris and Rupert Davies to reinvent the French detective...

More than half of UK films made over the past 10 years do not have black actors in any role, new research claims. The research...

The 35th anniversary of Rocky Horror sequel Shock Treatment is to be marked at an event in which performers will sing show numbers live...

With Versailles romping away on BBC2, it seems timely to alert costume drama fans – and make-up and costume artists in particular – to...

Ian McKellen has launched a season of Shakespeare cinema claimed to be the biggest ever programme of films inspired by the playwright’s work. A collaboration...

Scripts, promotional material and stills from musical films such as Evita, Bugsy Malone and Fame have been donated to the British Film Institute by...
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