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gender equality

Theatre was thrown into the national spotlight with the emergence of the #MeToo movement. Led by the Royal Court, the industry pledged to change,...

A dedicated platform promoting female musical theatre composers is being created in a bid to move the industry towards 50:50 gender parity. The project will...

“Deeds Not Words” was the suffragette motto. Women of all classes joined the movement for female suffrage because they felt invisible and voiceless without...

That anyone should be ignored, denied access to or ‘put off’ an artistic workplace because of who they are or where they come from...

Female playwrights made up 28% of content by living writers at the National Theatre in 2017/18, despite the organisation's ongoing target of 50% by...

Leading playwrights including Timberlake Wertenbaker, Charlotte Jones and Tanika Gupta are demanding theatre makes bigger strides to address the under-representation of female writers. They say...

The number of women directing television episodes in the UK is falling, despite multiple strategies intended to improve equality in the industry, according to...

Sexual harassment in the industry has been the hot topic of 2018, and it’s no different at Edinburgh. Emily Jupp hears from directors, actors...

Koko Brown once joined a Black Lives Matter protest by mistake. She turned a corner and was swept up in the chanting and stamping...
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