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funding cuts

Whenever I talk to theatre executives, there is one topic that they tend to bring up more than any other: boards. The quality of theatre...

In 2012, when cuts to local government budgets were biting hard, Nicholas Hytner – then director of the National Theatre – held a press...

Few working in theatre today, beyond a group of ostriches with their heads firmly buried in the sand, are unaware of the many different...

Arts organisations are being prevented from planning effectively because funding terms are not long enough, the Paul Hamlyn Foundation has claimed. In a newly published...

Industry leaders including Lenny Henry, Arlene Phillips and Gregory Doran have joined Prince Charles in calling for every child to have access to a...

This summer has felt like a festival – the joy from the heatwaves, Love Island and a certain football event. It’s a credit to...

Local authorities in England will spend £8.8 million less on culture this year, according to government figures that indicate shrinking nationwide arts budgets. According to...

National Youth Theatre has announced a new £37,500 fund to give young people access to drama in the wake of arts cuts in schools. The...

Creative Scotland has fallen "well below the standard that is expected from a non-departmental public body” and has “damaged” the confidence of cultural bodies...
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