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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Scottish arts funding needs ‘urgent’ shake-up to be more artist-focused, say MSPs by Georgia Snow

Arts funding in Scotland needs to be urgently reassessed and should be more focused on individual artists, a parliamentary committee of MSPs

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Julian Clary added to London Palladium’s wall of fame by Georgia Snow

Julian Clary has been added to the London Palladium’s wall of fame, becoming the first performer to be added to the installation

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Giffords Circus owner Nell Gifford dies aged 46 by Georgia Snow

Nell Gifford, the co-creator and owner of Giffords Circus, has died aged 46. Gifford, who had breast cancer, died on December 8

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Alexandra Burke to star in musical version of My Best Friend’s Wedding by Georgia Snow

Alexandra Burke is to star in a stage adaptation of My Best Friend’s Wedding, which opens for a UK tour next year.

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Give all children access to dance, says manifesto to support UK sector by Georgia Snow

Proposals outlining a long-term vision for the dance sector have been published in a new manifesto, which includes enabling all children to

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WhatsOnStage Awards announce 2020 partnership with BBC Radio 2 by Georgia Snow

Theatre website WhatsOnStage has announced a new partnership with BBC Radio 2, which will see its annual awards ceremony broadcast live. The

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The Vote to return for one-off election night performance by Georgia Snow

James Graham’s The Vote will return for a live performance on the night of the general election later this week, with a

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Friday, December 6, 2019

Arts education experts welcome UK’s improved academic rankings, but say creative subjects must not be overlooked by Georgia Snow

The next government is being urged not to lose sight of the importance of arts education, as the UK is revealed to

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Arts education project from world’s best teacher expands nationally by Georgia Snow

An arts education project set up with some of the winnings of a $1 million global teacher prize is set to be

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Nick Hern Books launches play script subscription service by Georgia Snow

Theatre publisher Nick Hern Books has launched a subscription service, offering monthly deliveries of new play texts. Each month, subscribers will receive

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Michael Billington criticises rise of ‘god-like’ directors by Georgia Snow

Michael Billington has criticised the raised status of directors within theatre today, arguing that they have taken on the role of “supreme

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

BBC commits to ‘permanently shifting the dial’ in terms of disability representation in 2020 by Georgia Snow

The BBC has made a number of pledges to improve disability representation on and off screen, including new job opportunities on flagship

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Ticketing manager sentenced for £80k WhatsOnStage theft by Georgia Snow

A former ticketing manager at theatre website WhatsOnStage has been given a 16-month suspended sentence after pleading guilty to stealing more than

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Kully Thiarai announces final season at National Theatre Wales by Georgia Snow

Kully Thiarai has announced her final season in charge of National Theatre Wales, which will include a new multimedia musical and a

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LW Theatres confirms Theatre Royal Drury Lane name will not change by Georgia Snow

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s LW Theatres has confirmed that the Theatre Royal Drury Lane will retain its name when it reopens next year

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Northern Stage to host North East takeover at Vault Festival by Georgia Snow

Northern Stage has announced it is holding a takeover at Vault Festival next year, which will see work from the North East

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Monday, December 2, 2019

Giles Terera and Soho bar in row over racial profiling accusations by Georgia Snow

A row has broken out between Hamilton star Giles Terera and a London blues bar, after he accused the venue of racial

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Girls Aloud singer Nicola Roberts to make theatre debut in City of Angels by Georgia Snow

Nicola Roberts has been cast in the forthcoming West End revival of City of Angels. The Girls Aloud singer will join a

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Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre bids to boost accessibility with £1 ticket scheme by Georgia Snow

The Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh is to offer £1 tickets to allow people who would not otherwise access the venue to attend

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Friday, November 29, 2019

Low pay and skills shortages among ‘critical issues’ for health of creative industries – report by Georgia Snow

Low pay, diminishing arts education, skills shortages and regional equality are among the most acute challenges threatening the future success of the

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

Arts boards under spotlight as initiative launched to diversify trustees by Georgia Snow

An initiative dedicated to improving the diversity of arts organisations’ boards has been launched, with plans to create a bank of diverse

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Come from Away launches dedicated podcast by Georgia Snow

West End musical Come from Away has launched its own podcast, offering a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the inspiration and the making of

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

British theatre leaders issue pre-election rallying cry for increased arts funding by Georgia Snow

Industry leaders including National Theatre bosses Rufus Norris and Lisa Burger and Bristol Old Vic’s artistic director Tom Morris are calling on

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Chris Thorpe wins inaugural Royal Court/Oberon Books Climate Commission by Georgia Snow

Chris Thorpe is the first recipient of London’s Royal Court and Oberon Books’ Climate Commission, which will fund him to write a

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Sleepless in Seattle musical resurrected for run at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre by Georgia Snow

A musical based on the film Sleepless in Seattle is to open in London next year. Starring Michael D Xavier and Kimberley

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Viagogo acquires StubHub from eBay for $4bn by Georgia Snow

Secondary ticketing site Viagogo has bought rival platform StubHub from eBay in a $4 billion (£3.1 billion) deal. Viagogo said the purchase

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Friday, November 22, 2019

English National Ballet severs ties with Prince Andrew by Georgia Snow

Prince Andrew has left his role as patron of English National Ballet with immediate effect, the company has confirmed. The ballet company

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Awards launched to celebrate the arts in Wales by Georgia Snow

A new awards scheme to celebrate the arts in Wales has been launched by Creative and Cultural Skills. Categories will include awards

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Waitress the Musical confirms final West End performance by Georgia Snow

Waitress the Musical’s West End run will come to an end in July next year, producers have confirmed. The show had been

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Theatres join up to demand young people’s entitlement to drama in education by Georgia Snow

Theatres including the Donmar Warehouse, the Royal Court and the Almeida are among organisations calling for all children to be entitled to

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Lydia Wilson and Matthew Kelly shortlisted for 2020 BBC Audio Drama Awards by Georgia Snow

Lydia Wilson, Louise Brealey, Matthew Kelly and Sule Rimi are among the actors nominated for the 2020 BBC Audio Drama Awards. Kelly

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