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WILL GOMPERTZ will become The Barbican Centre's Artistic Director as part of a company restructure. Currently joint Interim Managing Director with SANDEEP DWESAR, the new role will be Gompertz...
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UK Theatre has announced five new board members. Talawa Theatre Company Executive Director and Joint CEO CAROLYN ML FORSYTH, Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre Director COLIN MARR, Creu Cymru Director...
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ADJOA ANDOH will join Oxford University as a temporary professor in the coming academic year. She will be the University's 29th Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary...
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Concert arenas and nightclubs will be most affected as theatres prepare for a drop in ticket sales.
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Manchester Jewish Museum's Chief Executive MAX DUNBAR and Chair of Trustees ANDREW SINGER have announced their resignations. Dunbar will leave at the end of December after 10 years at the...
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ELIZA CARTHY is The English Folk Dance and Song Society's new President. She is the society's fifth president since it was founded in 1932, succeeding SHIRELY COLLINS, who held the...
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Charity The Reader has appointed five new trustees. NEIL ATKINSON, CEO of multimedia group The Anfield Wrap, Shropshire-based GP HELEN WILLOWS and The Peel Institute CEO OLU ALAKE will...
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MICHAEL DUFFY will be Cheltenham Music Festival's Head of Programming from February 2022. He replaces CAMILA KING, who moves to Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod to become its...
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JOSH PARR and DADIOW LIN are joining Donmar Warehouse as Resident Assistant Directors. The pair will undertake year-long paid roles at the Covent Garden theatre to develop their craft and...
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BRYONY KIMMINGS has been named Oily Cart's new Ambassador. A writer, director, theatre, film maker and Soho Theatre associate artist, Kimmings joins Oily Cart as it celebrates its 40th year....
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LISA TREGALE has joined the board of the Association of British Orchestras (ABO). Currently Director of BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales, as well as a freelance consultant, Tregale is a...
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New arts and classical music content has fallen for the third consecutive year as the broadcaster restructures its offer.
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Against fears the new variant might scare off audiences, data suggests ticketing and income has remained steady so far.
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73,000 arts and entertainment workers do not quality for statutory sick pay, according to trade union body TUC. The figure amounts to one in eight sector workers, or 12% of the workforce. TUC...
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Disappointment was "inevitable" when the English Touring Opera (ETO) diversified its orchestra, its management says. The organisation has offered a belated response to criticism from the...
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The next official survey of private investment in the cultural sector will help organisations to become more effective fundraisers, Arts Council England says. The funder has called on not-for-...
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Venues and producers should enforce mask wearing for audiences, performers' union Equity says. A joint statement from President Maureen Beattie and General Secretary Paul Fleming, released...
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West End theatres will dim their lights for two minutes at 7pm tonight (December 8), in memory of actor Sir Antony Sher, whose death was announced on Friday.     A double Olivier Award...
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The creative and cultural sectors must not be treated as a policy "outlier" if they are to help meet global challenges.
From issue 350 Feature
Jonathan Goodacre considers how we can preserve the global ideas exchange that the arts and culture community benefits from so richly.
From issue 350 Feature
One year on, artists are still struggling with the legal complexities around performance in the UK. Gary McIndoe explains the details.
From issue 350 Feature
Brexit has had a huge emotional impact and has affected the funding, mobility, and partnerships of UK cultural organisations. Charlotte Faucher has been investigating.
From issue 350 Feature
Most reports of the plight of the arts during the pandemic have focused on economic analysis. Julian Meyrick asks what the arts might teach economics.
From issue 350 Feature
This week is the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. To mark the occasion, the UK arts sector launched Fly The Flag in 2018. Kate McGrath shares what has been achieved.
In memory of the late Stephen Sondheim, Michael Billington looks back on ten of the musical composer’s most celebrated works.

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