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Recently, I went to see Hamilton. Yes, late to the party I know, but sometimes working in theatre means you don’t get to see...

Olivier award-winning theatre designers have said the industry needs a "big sea change" to tackle a culture of long hours for offstage workers. The winners...

For more than 50 years, Linford Hudson shone the spotlight on the biggest stars at the Palladium. Now he is being honoured with a...

Chichester Festival Theatre and the Young Vic are among organisations that have signed up to a new initiative aimed at creating an offstage theatre...

Your news story (‘Backstage staff are pushed to breaking point’) focuses on lighting programmers. However, throughout the industry there is a workforce (no matter...

As technology develops, lighting programmers are a ever more vital part of a production’s creative team. Johanna Town, chair of the Association of Lighting...

Is it possible that theatre is built in three layers? On stage. Behind the scenes. And then behind the behind the scenes: the people...

Theatre has been warned "not to get complacent" after the EU offered concessions on new energy proposals which threatened the future of lighting in...

I promised to write more about the saga of lighting and European Union rules as soon as there was more. And now there is...
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