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Low pay/no pay

I have been thinking about productivity of late. Notice I say “thinking” about productivity and not actually “being productive” – because in truth it...

A landmark study has laid bare the challenges facing people with caring responsibilities in the performing arts. The research reveals people with caring duties earn...

Few working in theatre today, beyond a group of ostriches with their heads firmly buried in the sand, are unaware of the many different...

Margate amusement park Dreamland has backtracked on a casting call that asked actors to appear in a Halloween experience for below the minimum wage...

Like the arrival of the John Lewis Christmas advert or chocolate money in the high street, it may feel too soon to be talking...

Charlotte Bence is to replace Emmanuel de Lange as Equity’s low pay/no pay organiser. Bence is a former student scheme coordinator for the union, and...

Equity low pay no pay officer Emmanuel de Lange is to become the union’s new West End organiser. He will replace Virginia Wilde, who is...

The Edinburgh Fringe started by accident. In 1947, eight companies took advantage of the existence of the official Edinburgh International Festival to programme their...

We have a thriving theatre culture in the UK, both on professional stages and with more than 2,500 amateur dramatic companies, which stage more...
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