The arts industry continues to ramp up pressure on the government to save the theatre industry from being decimated by the COVID-19 crisis. The government broke its silence on the matter as Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden wrote in the Guardian this weekend that he knows 'this pandemic has dealt the arts a knockout blow' Dowden... Continue Reading →
Today, was a first. I received an outsourced phone call on behalf of a theatre I won't name. It didn't go well.
The battle has been fought and won. Coventry has been announced as the next UK city of culture 2021. I visited Coventry a few weeks ago and it certainly did have a nice vibe to it, from the remains of the Cathedral to the Belgrade Theatre. I'm sure the inward investment will be huge for... Continue Reading →
The Lichfield Garrick Youth Theatre shared its thoughts to the Local Press on the Lichfield Garrick raising fees to stage their productions. The Debate has turned fiery and sour on social media but is the real cause of the problem hiding in the shadows?