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Richard Eyre has criticised gender-swapped Shakespeare productions that make changes to the text for losing the beat and rhythm of the playwright's words. The former...

The performer has brought her “darkest, funniest and most debauched” cabaret club to London for the first time, featuring a Weimar-punk jazz band, circus,...

The Lyric Hammersmith has announced a long-term partnership with Headlong to develop large-scale work by female playwrights, as new artistic director Rachel O'Riordan sets...

British female writers in the UK are suffering a "poverty of opportunities" compared with their American counterparts, industry figures have warned. Playwright Winsome Pinnock and...

Hit shows like Six reflect the rise of women writers in musical theatre. Writer and artistic director Poppy Burton-Morgan says the talent is out...

Most arts institutions in the UK are "still a million miles away" from gender parity, actor, director and writer Adjoa Andoh has argued. She made...

As a female working in a largely male environment, I was struck with such a sense of empowerment and pride reading Paule Constable’s article...

Female writers are considered “inherently more risky” by commissioners and are pigeonholed into focusing on women's stories, the Writers’ Guild has claimed. WGGB assistant general...

“While diversity is embraced, as an idea, I don’t believe I see differently abled leads or leads of colour (and not just black people),...
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