Gray, who was issued with a formal written warning two weeks ago over claims of inappropriate behaviour, has left his role as Artistic Director of the company with immediate effect. Actors Touring Company confirmed that the complaints amounted to “inappropriate verbal conduct” and that there were no findings of physical or sexual misconduct.
The school’s Director, Tom Inns, told the Guardian it is “critically important” for the city and for the institution that the building “comes back as the Mackintosh building”. His comments come as work begins on dismantling a large part of the south-east and west facades.
The Government is consulting on proposals that include increasing the amount society lotteries can raise to £100m a year, but Camelot has warned that the changes could put returns to good causes at risk.
Cast members at Nottingham Theatre Royal’s performance of Titanic The Musical labelled two front-row audience members “ignorant” for watching the football on their phones and cheering during “the most poignant moment” of the lifeboats scene.
The European Parliament has rejected the Copyright Directive after its controversial Article 13 was criticised by campaigners for threatening internet freedom. The Directive had been welcomed by artists including Paul McCartney, and The Musicians Union has pledged to “redouble” its efforts to ensure the legislation passes when it is debated again in September.
The May event in London will be replaced by a new festival from 2019, and the overall future of the initiative outside of the capital remains unclear as operator Culture 24 considers different options for museum and gallery lates.
London police are now investigating a total of six allegations against the actor, following complaints received between February and April of historic sexual assault against men in London and Gloucester.
Three-quarters of organisations are not taking advantage of the Museums and Galleries Exhibition Tax Relief, which applies from 1 April 2017, a survey by Arts & Business Scotland and accountancy firm Scott-Moncrieff has found.
Andrew Parish, whose feet were crushed in 2015 by a counterweight during a rehearsal of Snow White in Llandudno, is suing pantomime firm Qdos Entertainment, equipment provider Twins Worldwide (TW) and one of TW’s employees for negligence.