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Front-of-house, box office and technical staff at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe are routinely exploited by employers and forced to work in unfair and unsafe...

Edinburgh venue Summerhall has abolished zero-hour contracts for all its full-time workers, after signing a voluntary agreement with trade union Unite. Unite will also run...

News that creative arts graduates earn 15% less than the average university leaver five years after graduation – and so may expect to have...

Creative arts graduates earn about 15% less than the average university leaver after five years of employment, according to a new government-backed study. Research by...

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has promised to address the issue of fair pay for workers as it launches its biggest ever programme of...

Actors working in theatre in education are facing “abusive” working conditions, prompting a vow from Equity to address the situation. Speaking at the union’s Annual...

Olivier award-winning designer Gareth Fry has claimed the theatre industry at large is to blame for ‘exploitation’ on the fringe. The Harry Potter sound designer...

Front-of-house staff working at Outer London venues owned by the Ambassador Theatre Group are campaigning for equal pay with their West End counterparts, who...

I moved to London when I was 18, ready for the adventure of starting my acting training at drama school. Blinded by the stunning...
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