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Arts funding plea as Globe warns it may not survive Covid-19 crisis | Culture | The Guardian

A call for the government to step up with urgent funding “to shore up our cultural landscape” has been made as Shakespeare’s Globe warned it faces insolvency without extra help. … Continue reading


£2m in Arts Council funding for Emma Rice’s new company is everything that’s wrong with the arts | Opinion | ArtsProfessional

If the national funder really cared about equality, it wouldn’t endorse a £2m application from a nine-day-old organisation, argues Christy Romer. Source: £2m in Arts Council funding for Emma Rice’s new … Continue reading

07/28/2017 · 2 Comments

Barrie Rutter on leaving Northern Broadsides: ‘We were told that our 25 years’ work was irrelevant’ | Opinion, Picks | The Stage

This is appalling news. Shame on the Arts Council. A figurehead of northern theatre, Barrie Rutter resigned from the pioneering touring company he founded a quarter-century ago. He explains why … Continue reading

07/27/2017 · 5 Comments

Archive Feature • IMMEASURABLE OUTCOMES • Funding • 2007

Shaftesbury Avenue 1949 Cards for sale I’ll save R&V readers the trouble of pointing out what I don’t know. I don’t know economics. I don’t know the principles or the … Continue reading

03/31/2017 · 5 Comments

How will Brexit affect the UK film industry?

How will the UK film industry fare in a world where the UK leaves the European Union? I took a look at how will Brexit affect the UK film industry? … Continue reading

06/27/2016 · 2 Comments


Writer and performer Rose Collis has been awarded funding from Grants for the Arts, supported by the Arts Council England, to create a new stage play about 50s media stars … Continue reading

11/29/2014 · Leave a comment

Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch Appeal

My Theatre Matters Newsletter The Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch, is urging everyone to join its appeal against crippling funding cuts proposed by the London Borough of Havering. Havering Council in East London recently … Continue reading

11/13/2014 · Leave a comment

a letter to mitchell browne, ‘why should artists at work fund idlers at art?’

Originally posted on School For Birds:
I’m so happy to bring you this letter. One of my favourite artistic collaborators, Dave Lamb, has written this beautiful, eloquent, generous and immensely clever…

10/08/2014 · Leave a comment

Orange Tree artistic director Paul Miller’s responds to 100% cut : News : The Stage

We know Arts Council England is stretched — it always is, especially when the Tories are in power — and it has made some crass decisions in the past, but to remove … Continue reading

07/01/2014 · Leave a comment

Save the Theatre Royal Lincoln

The Theatre Royal Lincoln is one of my favourite regional theatres and where I had my first job in 1978 as an ASM on a touring production of Rattle of a … Continue reading

03/29/2014 · 2 Comments