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Eclipse Theatre is bringing black British history to life in an unlikely setting in its production set around a walking club. Director Dawn Walton...

Action plans put in place by theatres to improve diversity are failing to deliver change, Arts Council England's latest analysis has claimed. Staff from black,...

Search for ‘Hamilton’ and ‘game-changer’ and you will not go short of results: it’s the epithet of choice for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s all-conquering hip-hop musical. At...

Growing out of an Arts Council England project, the London Theatre Consortium offers collaborative working from cutting carbon footprints to creating apprenticeships targeting under-representation....

Martina Laird has taken on seven Shakespeare roles in the past two years and is yet to give up on the playwright. She tells...

A new BBC training scheme for disabled actors has resulted in all 32 participants securing auditions for work with the Corporation. Called Class Act, the...

The woman at the helm of the National Theatre’s Creative Diversity Project tells Lyn Gardner why she is determined to keep the conversation around...

Regarding your poll on how to refer to female performers (Comment, December 7), there is an asymmetry in these terms. ‘Actor’ can mean a female...

National Theatre director Rufus Norris has claimed a move towards better black representation in larger theatre institutions has to “move a bit quicker”. He was...
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