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Saturday, August 24, 2019

Jordan Brookes wins Edinburgh Comedy Award 2019 by Georgia Snow

Jordan Brookes has won the main prize at this year’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards for his show I’ve Got Nothing. I’ve Got Nothing,

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Friday, August 23, 2019

Producers respond to Jewish criticism of Falsettos casting by Georgia Snow

Producers of the forthcoming UK premiere of Falsettos have responded to criticism over the lack of Jewish representation in the musical’s cast,

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Final winners of The Stage Edinburgh Awards 2019 announced by Georgia Snow

The final winners of The Stage Edinburgh Awards 2019 have been announced, with four new prizes handed out. They go to Nigel

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Campaigners rebuff government claims that GCSE arts uptake is on the rise by Georgia Snow

Creative education campaigners have cautioned against the government’s claims that arts subjects are on the rise at GCSE, arguing that a spike

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Casting announced for RSC’s The Boy in the Dress by Georgia Snow

Rufus Hound is to star in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s stage adaptation of The Boy in the Dress. Irvine Iqbal, Natasha Lewis

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James Graham’s Quiz to be adapted for TV by Georgia Snow

James Graham’s play Quiz, about the Who Wants to Be a Millionaire cheating scandal, is being adapted for television. Quiz opened at

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Children’s puppet theatre to open in former Hampstead pottery studio by Georgia Snow

A former pottery in north London is to be transformed into a children’s puppet theatre and bookshop after plans for the scheme

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Relationship between animals and performance to be studied in £250k research project by Georgia Snow

The relationship between performance and animals is to be explored by a theatre academic from the University of Surrey, who has been

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Robert Icke takes aim at ‘out of hand’ subsidised ticket prices by Georgia Snow

Theatre ticket prices have got “completely out of hand” in both the commercial and the subsidised sectors, Robert Icke has claimed. The

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Michael Grandage charity announces recipients for fourth year of bursaries by Georgia Snow

Michael Grandage’s charitable organisation has announced the recipients of its fourth year of bursaries, including 16 individual awards and partnerships with the

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Immersive Great Gatsby to move into former army building in Mayfair by Georgia Snow

A dedicated immersive theatre venue is being created in a former army reserve centre in Mayfair, which will become home to the

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Caroline, Or Change to transfer to Broadway in 2020 by Georgia Snow

Chichester Festival Theatre’s production of Caroline, Or Change has announced it will transfer to Broadway next year, with star Sharon D Clarke

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Joe Sugg to join West End cast of Waitress by Georgia Snow

YouTube star and Strictly Come Dancing finalist Joe Sugg is to join the West End cast of Waitress. He will play the

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Preston Guild Hall’s £4.5m debts revealed as report exposes full scale of financial woes by Georgia Snow

West End producers, comedy promoters and a school theatre festival are among 200 creditors owed a total of more than £4.5 million

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Ian McKellen makes surprise cameo in Les Misérables tour by Georgia Snow

Ian McKellen made a surprise appearance in the touring production of Les Misérables last weekend, performing in a cameo role for a

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Friday, August 16, 2019

A-level drama entries drop below 10,000 for first time by Georgia Snow

The number of young people taking A-level drama has fallen below 10,000 for the first time, with 40% fewer entries recorded this

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Actor petitions casting site Mandy to advertise Equity minimum-rate jobs only by Georgia Snow

Casting site the Mandy Network is facing calls only to advertise acting jobs that offer at least the Equity minimum wage as

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Second week of Fringe First award winners announced by Georgia Snow

Eight shows have been awarded Fringe First awards in the second week of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Three Summerhall productions were honoured

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Royal Opera House: Plácido Domingo appearances to go ahead despite harassment allegations by Georgia Snow

Plácido Domingo will perform as scheduled at the Royal Opera House next year, the venue has said, as an investigation into allegations

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Peter Pan to close early at Troubadour White City Theatre by Georgia Snow

Peter Pan, the opening production at the Troubadour White City Theatre in west London, will close nearly two months earlier than planned,

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‘Abandon or reform EBacc to secure creative industries’ future’, sector leaders tell education secretary by Georgia Snow

Leading employers and figures from across the creative industries are calling on the education secretary Gavin Williamson to scrap the English Baccalaureate

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

E8 and Mouthpiece performers win in second week of The Stage Edinburgh Awards 2019 by Georgia Snow

The second set of winners for The Stage Edinburgh Awards 2019 have been announced. Prizes have gone to Alice Vilanculo for her

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Government should pay additional Brexit costs for musicians in no-deal scenario, says industry body by Georgia Snow

Musicians are calling on the government to cover any additional costs incurred when travelling to the EU for work in the event

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Bush’s main auditorium becomes Holloway Theatre after major donation by Georgia Snow

West London venue the Bush Theatre has renamed its main auditorium after philanthropist Charles Holloway. The 190-seat Holloway Theatre will be named

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Ningali Lawford-Wolf, star of EIF show The Secret River, dies in Edinburgh by Georgia Snow

The Australian actor Ningali Lawford-Wolf, who starred in The Secret River at this year’s Edinburgh International Festival, has died aged 52 in

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Harper Collins to publish Culture Declares Emergency letters by Georgia Snow

Emma Thompson, Mark Rylance and Simon McBurney are among the figures contributing to an anthology of letters responding to the global climate

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Calls intensify for Oliviers to introduce casting category following BAFTA move by Georgia Snow

Organisers of the Olivier Awards are facing renewed pressure to recognise casting directors, after it was announced that BAFTA will introduce a

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Old Vic appoints Harriet Mackie as producer by Georgia Snow

Harriet Mackie has been appointed producer at the Old Vic. Mackie joins from the Royal Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh, where she has

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Bristol hospital trust to develop arts programme to offer alternative patient care by Georgia Snow

An NHS trust in Bristol has become the latest organisation to commit to using an arts programme to benefit the health and

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Scottish screen body teams up with Edinburgh Fringe to find the next Fleabag by Georgia Snow

Scotland’s film and TV funding body is partnering with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the first time in a bid to uncover

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Samuel West warns of ‘grim’ impact of arts cuts in open letter to Boris Johnson by Georgia Snow

Actor and National Campaign for the Arts chair Samuel West has written an open letter to Boris Johnson, warning of the “grim”

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