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gender equality

Equity president Maureen Beattie has called for more women in theatre leadership roles, claiming this is the only way to break "the terrible curse"...

Marianne Elliott’s re-imagining and re-gendering of Company is a five-star triumph. It’s not just the way that bachelor Bobby seamlessly becomes Bobbie – a...

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...
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