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Samantha Bond, Philip Glenister and Peter Davison are among stars who have signed up to be ambassadors for the Orange Tree Theatre. The south London...

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is seeking a new chair after Stephen Bourne announced he will step down. Bourne joined the theatre as chair in...

Creative Scotland has warned that it may have to reduce the number of organisations it regularly funds because of uncertainties created by the Brexit...

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland is to see its budget reduced by nearly £500,000 to £10.49 million in 2016/17. The cut – equivalent to...

Andrew Lloyd Webber has attacked the damage to the arts caused by “short-sighted cuts” to education. His comments come as he announces a new scheme...

Shadow culture minister Thangam Debbonaire has claimed the government’s recent arts funding settlement is a cover for axeing local authority funding. In a speech at...

A community theatre in Hertfordshire is to close its doors to professional shows after the local council decided to stop funding the venue. Based on...

Stage and screen writer Jack Thorne has attacked government cuts to a disability employment scheme at the BAFTA Television Awards, claiming theatre and TV...

Set designer Bunny Christie has claimed tighter production budgets are hitting the quality of sets in regional theatres, and may put off aspiring designers. Christie...
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