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Writers' Guild of Great Britain

Equity is redoubling its efforts to address mental health in the performing arts, by teaming up with other unions and encouraging employers to bring...

Just 14% of primetime TV dramas are written by women, a new report has found. It also reveals that less than a third - 28%...

Playwrights commissioned by independent theatre companies in the UK are set to see their pay rise by 2.9% from next month, as part of...

Musical theatre collaborators are being offered guidance on every aspect of creating a show, through a new resource launched this week. The Musical Theatre Kit...

Scriptwriters for ITV are to receive a 2% pay rise following negotiations between the broadcaster and the Writers' Guild of Great Britain. Effective immediately, the...

The author Rosemary Anne Sisson was best known as the lead writer on the 1970s television series Upstairs Downstairs. A daughter of Shakespearian scholar  CJ...

The Writers' Guild of Great Britain has appointed Ellie Peers as its new general secretary. She takes over from Bernie Corbett, who left the writers'...

New theatre writing in the UK is "drying up" because of funding cuts, the president of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain has claimed. Screenwriter...

The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain has negotiated a 2% increase in minimum fees with three of the country’s leading theatres. The National Theatre, London’s...
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