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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Offstage report demands urgent skills overhaul for ‘exclusive and antiquated’ sector by Georgia Snow

An independent report has warned that the offstage theatre sector is characterised by low pay, poor professionalism and a shortage of skilled

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Battersea Power Station unveils multimillion-pound arts programme by Georgia Snow

Battersea Power Station has announced it will invest £6.8 million in a cultural programme as part of its renovation, which includes a

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Mary Stuart to transfer to the West End by Georgia Snow

Mary Stuart, starring Juliet Stevenson and Lia Williams, will transfer to the West End next year. The new version of Friedrich Schiller’s

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Howard Panter unveils bid to make Trafalgar Studios ‘home of live streaming’ by Georgia Snow

Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire have revealed plans to make Trafalgar Studios into the “home of live streaming in London” by creating

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Playwrights tackle Brexit in Headlong/Guardian film project by Georgia Snow

Kristin Scott Thomas, Meera Syal and Steffan Rhodri are among actors starring in a new series of short films about Brexit. A

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Site-specific Agatha Christie play to be staged in London County Hall by Georgia Snow

A site-specific version of Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution will run in London later this year. It is the first major

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Further blow in bid to stop demolition of Scarborough Futurist by Georgia Snow

A bid to save Scarborough’s Futurist Theatre from demolition has failed after a High Court judge ruled the council’s decision to tear

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Julie Walters appointed a dame in Queen’s birthday honours by Georgia Snow

Julie Walters has been given a damehood in the Queen’s birthday honours list, in which arts figures including Patricia Hodge, Sarah Lancashire

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Anne-Marie Duff and Kenneth Cranham to star in first Elliott and Harper production by Georgia Snow

Anne-Marie Duff and Kenneth Cranham are to star in the first West End show from Marianne Elliott’s new theatre company. Duff and

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Gate Theatre reschedules festival event after Grenfell Tower fire by Georgia Snow

The Gate Theatre in west London will open its doors to local community members affected by the Grenfell Tower fire this weekend.

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John Heffernan to star in NT’s Saint George and the Dragon by Georgia Snow

John Heffernan is to star in new play Saint George and the Dragon at the National Theatre. Heffernan will take the lead

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Labour MP Tracy Brabin: ‘Schools can’t afford theatre’ by Georgia Snow

Improving theatre in education and forging more robust links between secondary schools and higher education will be key to diversifying drama school

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Bruntwood Prize appoints Scott and Bailey stars as first ambassadors by Georgia Snow

Suranne Jones and Lesley Sharp have become the first ambassadors of new writing award the Bruntwood Prize. The performers, who star in

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Battersea Arts Centre to hold fundraiser for Grenfell Tower victims by Georgia Snow

Battersea Arts Centre is to hold a fundraising show in order to support those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire. Seventeen people

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Andrew Scott and Robert Icke: ‘Theatre must woo Netflix generation to survive’ by Georgia Snow

Actor Andrew Scott and director Robert Icke have claimed that theatre must attract the Netflix generation and tap into box-set culture if

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Debra Stephenson to join Son of a Preacher Man cast by Georgia Snow

Debra Stephenson has been cast in the forthcoming Dusty Springfield musical Son of a Preacher Man. She joins the previously announced Diana

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

London’s Old Vic plans to overhaul frontage with neon signs and LED screens by Georgia Snow

The Old Vic is planning to overhaul its exterior for the first time in 35 years by introducing neon signs and LED

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Nadia Fall joins Theatre Royal Stratford East as artistic director by Georgia Snow

Nadia Fall has been appointed artistic director of Theatre Royal Stratford East. The appointment marks the first time the theatre, which is

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

West End restaurant Joe Allen among sponsors for The Stage Debut Awards by Georgia Snow

Industry names including Theatreland restaurant Joe Allen and See Tickets are among the newly announced sponsors of The Stage Debut Awards. The

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First ever Teletubbies stage show to tour this year by Georgia Snow

The Teletubbies will be seen on stage for the first time ever this year, in a world premiere adaptation of the children’s

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Matt Hancock to remain in culture minister post by Georgia Snow

Matt Hancock has been reappointed as culture minister, following the general election. It follows the confirmation that Karen Bradley will remain in

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Drama schools launch membership body to replace Drama UK by Georgia Snow

A new membership body representing drama schools has launched as a partial replacement to the now-defunct Drama UK. The Federation of Drama

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Donmar Warehouse announces new productions for 2017 by Georgia Snow

Yael Farber is to make her Donmar Warehouse directing debut with a version of David Harrower’s Knives in Hens. It forms part

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Monday, June 12, 2017

Tamsin Greig and Liam Neeson to perform in radio monologue series by Georgia Snow

Actors including Liam Neeson and Tamsin Greig are to star in a series of radio monologues for the BBC. Six short monologues

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Culture leaders demand softer Brexit in wake of election result by Georgia Snow

The entertainment industry has pledged to fight against a hard Brexit and ensure that the sector has a voice during negotiations to

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David Lan to step down from London’s Young Vic by Georgia Snow

David Lan is to step down as artistic director of the Young Vic after 17 years. Lan took over the reins of

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Tony Awards 2017: Dear Evan Hansen dominates with six wins by Georgia Snow

Read the winners in full Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen was the big winner at the 2017 Tony Awards in New York,

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Karen Bradley retains culture secretary post by Georgia Snow

Karen Bradley will retain her role as culture secretary in Theresa May’s cabinet, continuing the position she was appointed to last July.

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Tony Awards 2017: the winners in full by Georgia Snow

Best play A Doll’s House, Part 2 by Lucas Hnath Indecent by Paula Vogel Oslo by JT Rogers – WINNER Sweat by

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Friday, June 9, 2017

What does a minority Conservative government mean for the arts? by Georgia Snow

After failing to reach a majority in the House of Commons in yesterday’s general election, Theresa May is looking to form a

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Full casting announced for Take That musical The Band by Georgia Snow

Full casting has been announced for touring musical The Band, which has music by Take That. The show, which features the winners

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