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A parliamentary inquiry has been launched to explore the lack of working-class performers, writers and musicians in the entertainment industry. Equity councillor Jackie Clune, who...

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

A fringe theatre company in Guildford has pledged to pay all its actors at least the national minimum wage from now on as it...

By confessing up front that this week’s column concerns an adjustment in the government overtime provisions of US labour law, I risk you turning...

BECTU has extended a cautious welcome to the government’s new National Living Wage, branding it a “step forward” but insisting young backstage workers now...

A damning survey has labelled the arts a “closed shop” to people from working-class backgrounds. It found more than three-quarters of those in the performing...

Theatre directors in the UK earn on average £10,759 a year from their craft – well below the £27,000 take home annual salary national...

I'm alarmed to see Christmas is fast approaching. I love all the festivities but hate that dreary few weeks when I've finished directing panto...

Union Equity is maintaining that four actors involved in a profit share production in 2012 should be paid the minimum wage, stating that it...
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