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Hamilton and Norris discuss theatre, and particularly touring, as “a way of connecting communities and sharing stories we’re passionate about.”
This summer, the Pit Bar space at the Old Vic will transform into an all-day café called Penny imagined by the team behind Milk, Balham, and Fields, Clapham. It will open in September! The announcement made me think about all my favourite theatre bars and cafes in London. Which are your favourites?
The Stage has recently published its Ultimate Guide to Theatre Jobs 2015. It lists the roles – backstage, […]
Political theatre has been declared the nation’s debating chamber. Democracy and theatre have always gone hand in hand – both starting their western lives in ancient Greece. Scholars emphasise the the civic ideology of the festivals of Greek drama in Athens. So what is on the British stage in the run up to the General Election? Plenty. Get stuck in.
Let’s unpick the details of the Tate’s charitable objectives regarding their partnership with BP.
Headline results from the REF 2014 for arts and creative industries subjects.
To celebrate it’s 8th birthday, Twitter set up Discover Your First Tweet. Here are my favourite (hilarious) first tweets from theatres and theatre companies in my beloved South West.
Sajid Javid’s appointment as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport has been described by BBC Radio 4 as ‘one of the most striking political promotions of recent years’. Striking, not to say the least, because Javid is a former investment banker, self-made millionaire and the son of 1960s Pakistani immigrants. Javid comes to the post after Maria Miller’s ungainly exit following her expenses scandal.
A Conservative party friend from his days studying at Exeter University has noted that they all saw Margaret Thatcher as a ‘heroine’, while describing Javid as having an ‘unbelievable work ethic’ and being ‘determined to achieve, relentless in fact’. This shows in his stellar banking career, for which he has been called a ‘guru of globalisation’, being the youngest ever Vice-President of Chase Manhattan Bank in New York, and a director of Deutsche Bank.
Javid has little to say for himself in terms of genuine care for arts and culture.
Your student loan is running low, you dread your parents discovering your overdraft or you really might have to quit the part time job. You just graduated and you’ve got a hectic portfolio of part time arts jobs. Have you ever wondered where you can get cheap theatre tickets for students and young people? Do you ever ask, can I afford to go to the theatre? With these tips, the theatre, opera and arts will seem more affordable.