Equity

Equity has called on culture secretary Karen Bradley to “urgently intervene” following 100% cuts to Bath’s arts grants. The union said there was a “crisis”...

Actress and writer Amelia Bullmore has backed calls for more childcare support for performers. The Coronation Street actor described looking after children while working in...

A leading diversity campaigner has criticised the theatre sector for being “actively racist”. Fraser Ayres, from the Triforce Creative Network, told a diversity debate organised...

West London venue the Print Room has accused Equity of misrepresenting and misquoting its public statement in the midst of a 'yellowface' casting row. The...

Professional comedians have moved to stamp out low and unpaid work in the sector, with the launch of a new manifesto outlining their entitlement...

Theatre staff need Sundays I write regarding Equity’s subsidised repertory theatre agreement, which sees actors and stage managers set for a £1 million nationwide pay...

Equity has launched what it has labelled a “groundbreaking” policy to tackle low pay and poor working conditions in dance. The agreement covers commissions by...

A mystery £1 million discovered in Equity’s accounts can be used for union purposes as well as donated to charity, the High Court has...

Wages for actors and stage managers working in subsidised repertory theatre are expected to increase by £50 per week, under what Equity is calling...
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