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Chorus members from English National Opera are poised for strike action over a proposed 25% cut to their pay. They are being backed by union...

Actor Ruth Wilson has claimed that male drama school graduates are being paid more than her for similar roles. Speaking to students at LAMDA, the...

Actors and stage managers working in commercial theatre outside London are to get a pay rise of up to 13%. A new commercial theatre agreement,...

The producers of You Me Bum Bum Train have been criticised by Equity for asking professional performers to work in the show for free. It...

The other day I was part of a panel discussion at the Actors Centre. Towards the end of the Q&A bit, a young actress...

Equity's new dance committee has launched with a series of priorities that pledge to develop a "stronger, larger and better informed" membership in all...

Men earn significantly more than women in the arts, and the pay gap in the sector is much wider than the UK average, according...

A long-running dispute between Shakespeare’s Globe and its tour guides has been resolved, after the employees accepted a 3% pay increase. Tour guides have been...

Theatre directors are pushing for a 50% increase to their fees and a 1% share of a production’s royalties as part of the first...

A new code of practice has been launched aimed at avoiding disputes between producers and venues over late box-office payments. The code, which is so...

Actors and stage managers working at the King's Head Theatre in London will receive a 22% pay increase as part of a new agreement...

Former Royal Shakespeare Company boss Adrian Noble has revealed he is forced to work abroad because he can earn five times as much there...

Backstage workers have agreed a 6% pay increase over the course of two years, following talks between union BECTU and UK Theatre. The deal, which...

Jermyn Street Theatre has become the latest venue to sign a wage agreement with Equity, which guarantees actors and stage managers national minimum wage...

Actor Samuel West has claimed a culture of low and unpaid work in the arts is stifling diversity and “building a time bomb” for...

Writers working for the Royal Court, the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company are to receive a 1.1% increase on minimum rates. The agreement,...

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...

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...
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