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Inside the Young Vic, London

Backstage union BECTU has welcomed the Young Vic Theatre’s decision to increase ushers’ pay to £9 per hour. The increase will see ushers at the...
Shakespeare's Globe in London. Photo: Lance Bellers/Shutterstock

Backstage union BECTU and Shakespeare’s Globe have begun a last-ditch attempt to resolve their dispute over tour guides’ pay at the venue and prevent...
Shakespeare's Globe in London. Photo: Lance Bellers/Shutterstock

Tour guides at Shakespeare’s Globe have voted overwhelmingly to strike following an ongoing dispute about pay. A ballot of the 38 BECTU members working at...

Amateurs hired to perform in a Royal Shakespeare Company touring production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream will receive the minimum wage, after union Equity...

Rupert Goold has said more needs to be done by the industry to enable critics to review shows in the regions, claiming this will...

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...

West End theatres are facing the threat of strike action from backstage workers after negotiations over a new pay deal broke down. Backstage union BECTU...

Leading theatre figures including Marianne Elliott, Matthew Warchus, Vicky Featherstone and Jeremy Herrin have launched the industry’s first body aimed at representing stage directors. Increasing...

BECTU is having to renegotiate a proposed pay deal with industry body UK Theatre after previous pay talks fell through. An agreement was never reached...