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Equity

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...

Actors including Amanda Abbington, Ricky Gervais, Frances Barber and Mark Gatiss have lent their support to a new campaign demanding more and better acting...

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

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...

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,...

Equity is to develop a policy to tackle "dehumanising" cultural appropriation within the industry. The move follows recent debate on the issue within the sector...

Actors Olivia Colman and Samuel West have backed a new campaign that urges political parties in London to sign up to a new live...

Actor Maureen Beattie has become only the second female president in Equity's history. She told The Stage her goal is to ensure every single member...

Theatre must stop using austerity as an excuse for low wages, Equity official Paul Fleming has said. The union's organiser in the live performance department...
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