When project funding slowed after the financial crash, Jaybird Live Literature was unable to put on the technically complex poetry shows it was known for. Julia Bird explains how it adapted its work to stay in business.
Fans of touring companies are perfect customers – booking early and often in large groups. Sian Dudley reveals how a receiving venue like Cast in Doncaster works with visiting companies to make the most of ‘fandom’.
Frustrated by a shortage of touring opportunities for black and Asian theatre, Jatinder Verma and Jonathan Kennedy made it their mission to change the hearts and minds of artistic directors and inspire audiences across the country.