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Entertainment unions Equity and the Musician's Union have pledged their support for remaining in the European Union, claiming voting to leave would have ”very...

Strike action planned by chorus members at English National Opera has been suspended. The chorus members had been due to strike on March 18 in...

Trade bodies BECTU, Equity and the Musicians’ Union are planning a joint crisis meeting to save English National Opera from becoming a “part-time company”. It...

Protestors from the Musicians' Union will demonstrate outside a pantomime performance in Birmingham, which is using recorded music instead of a live band. A demonstration...

A decline in grassroots music venues will have a wider impact on the arts sector, the Musicians’ Union has warned. A report, published by the...

BECTU general secretary Gerry Morrissey has warned that English National Opera must not become a "sacrificial lamb" following Arts Council England's decision to remove...

A new policy aimed at tackling bullying and harassment at the BBC has been agreed by the Corporation and the Federation of Entertainment Unions. The...

A dispute between the National Theatre and former musicians in the West End production of War Horse has reached a "satisfactory resolution", according to...

Industry body UK Theatre is working with unions Equity, BECTU and the Musicians’ Union on a joint initiative to overhaul its existing collective agreements...

New regulations should be introduced to protect live music venues from possible closure following noise complaints, the Musicians’ Union has said. At the Trades Union...

Almost 60% of professional musicians have suffered from depression or other psychological issues, while 82% have experienced money problems, a new survey has revealed. The...

Buskers in Liverpool will now be able to make money from their performances without needing a licence to busk, thanks to a new guide...

The Musicians’ Union has bolstered its campaign to reinstate the live band into the West End production of War Horse, after leafleting hundreds of...

Music campaigners are claiming a double victory today with the government’s announcement of an £18 million boost to music education and its decision to...

The Musicians’ Union has hit back at claims made by National Theatre executive director Nick Starr that the musicians in War Horse should have...

National Theatre executive director Nick Starr has said he regrets not axing live musicians from War Horse when the show transferred to the West...

Four band members were arrested after busking in central London earlier this month, prompting further calls to create uniform guidelines for musicians playing in...

Plans to introduce actors to mime the parts of musicians who were made redundant from the National Theatre’s West End production of War Horse...
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