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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Funding cuts leave theatres struggling to fulfil non-artistic activities – Arts Council England by Giverny Masso

Funding cuts over the past 10 years are impacting cultural organisations ability to deliver non-artistic operations, such as site maintenance and recruitment,

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Peer Deborah Bull calls for arts to be eligible for research and development tax relief by Giverny Masso

House of Lords peer Deborah Bull has called on the government to review its definition of research and development to include the

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Hosts announced for The Stage Awards 2020 by Giverny Masso

Director Atri Banerjee and actor Lauren O’Leary are to host The Stage Awards 2020. Banerjee and O’Leary were both winners at The

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Graeae launches ‘Crips with Chips’ scratch night for D/deaf and disabled writers by Giverny Masso

D/deaf and disabled theatre company Graeae has launched its first scratch night. Called Crips with Chips, the event aims to give D/deaf

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Dance company Jasmin Vardimon to open pop-up space in Ashford by Giverny Masso

Contemporary dance-theatre company Jasmin Vardimon is to open a pop-up venue in a shopping centre in Ashford, Kent. The space will be

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Writers Poppy Burton-Morgan and Ross Willis win in Writers’ Guild Awards 2020 by Giverny Masso

Writers Poppy Burton-Morgan and Ross Willis have won in the theatre categories of the Writers’ Guild Awards 2020. The awards, which took

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ALD’s awards celebrate emerging lighting designers by Giverny Masso

Winners have been announced for the Association of Lighting Designers’ 2019 Awards for Excellence, which celebrate the achievements of students and recent

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Magic Goes Wrong show cancelled after Vaudeville Theatre evacuated due to ‘suspicious item’ nearby by Giverny Masso

London’s Vaudeville Theatre was evacuated on Saturday night due to reports of a “suspicious item” in the area. The evacuation happened just

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Friday, January 10, 2020

Edinburgh’s Lyceum announces new artist attachment scheme by Giverny Masso

Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum Theatre has announced a new artist attachment scheme, as it confirms that David Greig will continue as artistic director

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Laura Linney’s performance of My Name is Lucy Barton to be released as audiobook by Giverny Masso

Laura Linney’s performance in My Name is Lucy Barton is to be released as an audiobook. Penguin Random House Audio will release

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Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre applies to increase audience capacity by Giverny Masso

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre is seeking to increase its audience capacity and improve backstage facilities. The theatre said that the planned

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Jenna Russell and Andy Nyman to join Hello, Dolly! cast by Giverny Masso

Jenna Russell and Andy Nyman have been announced to star alongside Imelda Staunton in Hello, Dolly! in the West End. The musical

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Casting Directors’ Guild Awards 2020: the nominations in full by Giverny Masso

Nominations have been announced for the second Casting Directors‘ Guild Awards, which will take place at Ham Yard Hotel in London on

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Government announces £85m to help young people engage with the arts by Giverny Masso

The government has announced £85 million of funding for young people to engage with music and the arts. £80 million of the

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RADA to hold auditions in Scotland for first time by Giverny Masso

RADA is holding auditions for its acting, technical theatre and stage management courses in Scotland for the first time. It follows criticism

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Good Chance and Sheffield Theatres partner to celebrate migrants in pop-up festival by Giverny Masso

Good Chance is partnering with Sheffield Theatres to build a temporary venue, which will host a festival of work celebrating people who

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Theatres Trust calls on council to save Dudley Hippodrome by Giverny Masso

A local council has been urged to reconsider its support for plans to turn the disused Dudley Hippodrome into a test site

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Ex Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds artistic director Karen Simpson dies by Giverny Masso

Former artistic director of Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds Karen Simpson has died following an incurable cancer diagnosis. In November last year,

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Iconic Camden nightclub and former theatre Koko damaged in blaze by Giverny Masso

An iconic former theatre in north London has been damaged in an overnight blaze, attended by more than 60 firefighters. Koko in

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Jatinder Verma: Colonial attitude persists in major British theatre organisations by Giverny Masso

Tara Arts founder Jatinder Verma has argued that a “colonial attitude” still persists in major British theatre institutions. In an interview with

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Nothing to Perform’s Scott Howland: ‘I was teaching sixth form when I realised I still wanted to go to drama school’ by Giverny Masso

In 2017, writer, actor and director Scott Howland set up theatre company Nothing to Perform with director, actor and producer Harriet Taylor.

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International tour promoter launched in wake of Lunchbox collapse by Giverny Masso

An entertainment company has been launched to present West End and Broadway tours in South East Asia, working with UK producers left

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Flybe backtracks on changes to baggage policy for instruments following complaints by Giverny Masso

Flybe has backtracked on changes to its baggage policy for small musical instruments, following criticism that the rules would have a serious

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Friday, January 3, 2020

Jake Gyllenhaal set to star in film adaptation of Fun Home by Giverny Masso

Fun Home is set to be adapted into a film starring Jake Gyllenhaal. The film will reportedly be produced by Gyllenhaal’s production

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Thursday, January 2, 2020

New Flybe baggage policy criticised for ‘serious impact’ on touring musicians by Giverny Masso

Flybe has been criticised for changing its baggage policy for small musical instruments, with musicians claiming it will have a serious impact

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Wednesday, January 1, 2020

The Stage 100 2020: Ian McKellen first actor to be named theatre’s most influential figure by Giverny Masso

Ian McKellen has become the first actor to top The Stage 100 list of the most influential people in British theatre. McKellen,

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Monday, December 23, 2019

Former banker bequeathed £12m to support the arts by Giverny Masso

A former executive at the Bank of Scotland has bequeathed £12 million to support the arts. William Syson, who worked at the

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Friday, December 20, 2019

Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke to make West End debut in The Seagull by Giverny Masso

Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke is to make her West End debut in Anya Reiss’ adaptation of The Seagull. The production,

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

Punchdrunk launches three-year project to explore creative learning in schools by Giverny Masso

Immersive theatre company Punchdrunk has launched a three-year project that aims to help schools take a more creative approach to learning. The

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Inua Ellams and Rebecca Lenkiewicz to feature in 20th anniversary Arcola Theatre season by Giverny Masso

Inua Ellams, Rebecca Lenkiewicz, Steven Berkoff and Dominique Morisseau will feature in the Arcola Theatre’s 20th anniversary season. The programme features 11

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Sebastian Barry’s On Blueberry Hill announces West End transfer by Giverny Masso

Sebastian Barry’s On Blueberry Hill has announced a transfer to the West End. The production, which stars Niall Buggy and David Ganly,

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