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We are often told that actors like to be in the spotlight. Rather more pressing for us though, is that we have to be...

Proposed tax reforms that threatened to hit low-income theatre workers with a fivefold increase to their national insurance payments have been scrapped. The news has...

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...
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