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Theatre Royal Bath has been slammed for "whitewashing" and "wilful arrogance" after hailing a brochure featuring all-white actors as its "greatest line-up ever". The front...

Diversity campaigners have called for the entertainment industry to better engage with equality monitoring and for theatre to follow the lead set by broadcast...

A black actor performing in a play about racial discrimination was questioned by police outside the theatre where he was about to perform. Oraine Johnson...

• On average, 17% of students at UK drama schools are BAME • East 15 leads schools with a third of students from BAME backgrounds •...

Black-led theatre company Talawa has unveiled plans to improve the diversity of British theatre through a range of schemes. Called Make, the initiative aims to...

Reviewing a revival of his play Alterations at Theatre Royal Stratford East in 1986, the then editor of The Stage Peter Hepple remarked that...

White people make up 92% of arts audiences, according to a major new study that highlights an underrepresentation of black and Asian people. Figures from...

This has been a week of big openings for musical theatre. At the one end, the premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical School...

A producer has issued a strong rebuttal to a claim his pantomime in Kent has “too many black people in the cast”, stating he aims...
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