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It’s been a politically turbulent few months for Equity, as members have been divided on what some liken to the union’s own version of...

Equity is being urged to “take a step up” and do more to improve working-class representation in theatre. Tom Stocks of campaign group Actor Awareness...

A new network for storytellers that will address issues specific to the role – including a lack of formal contracts and no official minimum...

Labour MP Tracy Brabin has warned that parents are at risk of being forced out of the theatre industry because of a lack of...

Actors have warned that theatres are becoming untenable as places of work because of "disgusting" and dangerous backstage conditions. Mould, loose tiles, leaking drains, hanging...

A campaign is being launched to tackle rogue theatre bosses who break employment law. The campaign aims to push for legislation changes that would mean...

Stage managers could be given dedicated training on dealing with workplace harassment and bullying in efforts to better support the well-being of theatre professionals,...

Actors working in theatre in education are facing “abusive” working conditions, prompting a vow from Equity to address the situation. Speaking at the union’s Annual...

TV and film giants Netflix and Amazon are being called upon to fund performing arts bursaries for young people from low-income backgrounds, as a...
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