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May 22, 1969: Just as The Stage has been doing this last week, 50 years ago we were covering developments at the Equity annual...

One of the issues facing costume professionals in the fight for better pay and conditions is the myriad ways in which we are paid....

Actors and agents claim the “extortionate” cost of train travel is pricing performers out of auditions, with castings at short notice and multiple call-backs...

Sheffield Theatres has come under fire for treating blind and visually impaired audiences as “charity cases”, after it emerged that audio describers at the...

Luxury fashion house Givenchy has been accused of "exploiting the public" and having a "blatant disregard" for the voice-over industry, after launching an unpaid...

Researchers at the University of Exeter have warned that an increasing tendency to advertise jobs online could be driving down wages and de-professionalising the...

Virgin Trains bosses have agreed to meet with Equity following an unpaid voice-over competition it launched that sparked outrage among performers. In a letter to...

A row between Equity and Virgin Trains concerning voice-over artists has intensified after the head of the actors' union accused the rail operator of...

Virgin Trains has come under fire for a competition in which voice-over services will be provided for free, with Equity branding the campaign "appalling...
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