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Friday, January 17, 2020

Paula Vogel’s Indecent and Habeas Corpus revival to run at Menier Chocolate Factory by Georgia Snow

The European premiere of Paula Vogel’s Indecent and a revival of Alan Bennett’s Habeas Corpus will be staged at London’s Menier Chocolate

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Jason Manford to return as Olivier Awards host for 2020 by Georgia Snow

Jason Manford will return to host the Olivier Awards this year, presenting the ceremony for the third time. The actor and comedian

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Local arts centres’ role in English cultural identity to be championed in nationwide celebration by Georgia Snow

A year-long, nationwide project celebrating the importance of local arts centres to England’s cultural ecology is being launched this month to mark

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LAMDA working towards abolishing audition fees, director Sarah Frankcom reveals by Georgia Snow

LAMDA director Sarah Frankcom has revealed she is working towards abolishing the drama school’s audition fees altogether, following last year’s cost reduction.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

London’s Vaults to stage Harry Potter-inspired immersive dining experience by Georgia Snow

A Harry Potter-inspired theatrical dining experience will run at the Vaults in London later this year, following on from the venue’s Game

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Addressing climate change is more important than ever in the arts, says Nicholas Serota by Georgia Snow

Culture’s role in combatting climate change is more important than ever before, Arts Council England’s chair Nicholas Serota has argued, as the

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Louise Redknapp and Brian Conley announce return to 9 to 5 the Musical by Georgia Snow

Louise Redknapp and Brian Conley will return to the cast of 9 to 5 the Musical next month, as the show enters

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ENO to recruit five minority ethnic string players in expansion of diversity pledge by Georgia Snow

English National Opera is expanding its drive to recruit more diverse talent, with a pledge to appoint five new string players from

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Michael Volpe to leave Opera Holland Park after three decades by Georgia Snow

Opera Holland Park founder and general director Michael Volpe has announced he is to leave the company after 31 years to take

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Friday, January 10, 2020

Youth theatres will be top of my arts agenda, pledges new shadow culture secretary Tracy Brabin by Georgia Snow

New shadow culture secretary Tracy Brabin has revealed that supporting youth theatres and fighting for regional arts funding will be among her

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Matt Lucas forced to withdraw from Les Misérables following back injury by Georgia Snow

Matt Lucas has been forced to pull out of a stint in the West End production of Les Misérables after sustaining a

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

BBC and Arts Council of Wales launch commissioning scheme for Welsh creatives by Georgia Snow

The BBC, the Arts Council of Wales and Ffilm Cymru have joined together to offer training, mentoring and commissioning opportunities to Wales-based

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Council scheme allows 5,000 east London schoolchildren to see Inua Ellams play for free by Georgia Snow

Every pupil in year 6 of primary school in the London borough of Newham will be given the chance to see Inua

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Manchester International Festival and Arts Council England launch New York showcase scheme by Georgia Snow

Manchester International Festival is partnering with Arts Council England on a scheme to showcase English artists in New York. Lucy McCormick, Jess

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Tracy Brabin named shadow culture secretary by Georgia Snow

Tracy Brabin has been named shadow culture secretary, taking over the role from Tom Watson, who stepped down before December’s general election.

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Rebecca Front and Lydia Wilson among finalists for 2020 BBC Audio Drama Awards by Georgia Snow

Rebecca Front, Lydia Wilson and Stanley Townsend are among the finalists of this year’s BBC Audio Drama Awards. Front and Wilson are

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The Times appoints Clive Davis as chief theatre critic by Georgia Snow

Clive Davis has been appointed chief theatre critic of the Times. Davis already reviews for the paper in a freelance capacity but

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Young Vic appoints director Jennifer Tang as next Genesis Fellow by Georgia Snow

Jennifer Tang has been named as the Young Vic’s next Genesis Fellow. It will fund her to work on attachment with the

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Barbican plans £10m refurb to address health and safety issues by Georgia Snow

London’s Barbican Centre is in line for a £10.1 million programme of improvement works over the next year, intended to fix health

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Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Slow progress on diversity exposed as The Stage survey shows 92% of top theatre bosses are white by Georgia Snow

Nine tenths of bosses at the country’s 50 highest-funded theatres are white, research by The Stage reveals, with people of colour making

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Monday, December 23, 2019

Slung Low’s community arts college vandalised leaving £5k of damage by Georgia Snow

A double-decker bus being used as a community arts college by theatre company Slung Low has been broken into, with vandals causing

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Friday, December 20, 2019

Matt Lucas to rejoin Les Misérables cast after actor is forced to withdraw by Georgia Snow

Matt Lucas is stepping in to play Thénardier in the West End production of Les Misérables, after Gerard Carey, who had been

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Lawyer found guilty of assaulting fashion designer in Royal Opera House seating row by Georgia Snow

A lawyer has been convicted of punching a fashion designer during a row over seating while they were attending a show at

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Monday, December 16, 2019

Blackpool’s Winter Gardens partners with Mark Goucher to stage first panto in 60 years by Georgia Snow

Pantomime is set to return to the Winter Gardens in Blackpool for the first time in more than 60 years, under a

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Theatr Clwyd to live stream pantomime to hospitals and care homes by Georgia Snow

Theatr Clwyd has announced plans to screen its pantomime to hospitals and care homes across north Wales. Jack and the Beanstalk –

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Female-led theatre company launched to champion ‘unheard and underrepresented artists’ by Georgia Snow

A US producer has founded a female-led theatre company in the UK to champion underrepresented stories through a mix of bursaries and

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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Theatres to report on socio-economic background of workforce under new Arts Council rules by Georgia Snow

Regularly funded arts organisations in England will be required to report on the socio-economic background of their employees from next year, under

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Friday, December 13, 2019

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

Following the Conservative Party’s win in this week’s general election, we look at what the party has offered in its manifesto to

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Equity to elect new general secretary as Christine Payne confirms departure by Georgia Snow

Equity general secretary Christine Payne will retire next year, with a new leader taking over the role from October 2020. The union

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Akademi to create South Asian dance archive with V&A by Georgia Snow

South Asian dance company Akademi has been given nearly £100,000 to create an archive of its 40 years of work. The archive

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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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