5 November 2013
BRISTOL CULTURE: A new television drama about how Chris Jefferies was falsely accused of the murder of Joanna Yeates and then became “a very British kind of hero” has started filming in Bristol.
4 November 2013
BBC NEWS & THE STAGE: Bristol Old Vic artistic director Tom Morris has welcomed a report highlighting a London bias when it comes to arts funding, warning that theatres outside London are facing a “triple whammy” of cuts.
2 November 2013
For those who missed the BBC live anniversary event, where a cast of 100, including Benedict Cumberbatch and Dame Helen Mirren, perform scenes from 50 years of National Theatre productions.
7 October 2013
We will shortly be advertising workshops organised by the Bristol & West Branch/Training & Casting Sub Ctte.
We hope that members will find them useful - they are being set up so that we can all keep our skills sharp as it is so easy to get out of the market quickly.
6 October 2013
Funding for the BBC's arts coverage will go up by 20%, the broadcaster's director general is to announce.
3 October 2013
AN OPEN INVITATION from BOV: Discussion, Anniversary Works, Ferment and our Studio
28 August 2013
Kevin Spacey has said that despite his Oscar winning career in film, and his current commitment to making and starring in the second 13-part series of House of Cards for Netflix, he still finds theatre a “more liberating” artistic form.
27 August 2013
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe has closed its most successful year with a record 1,943,493 tickets issued, up 4.6% on 2012 – and 3.5% up on the previous record in 2011.
23 August 2013
The careers of popular entertainers and presenters are being put at risk because of the high prices their agents are demanding for them, a leading TV producer has warned.
22 August 2013
A Channel 4 drama set in the 1680s is currently filming in Bristol.
New Worlds stars Jamie Dornan (The Fall), Freya Mavor (Skins, The White Queen), Alice Englert (Beautiful Creatures) and Joe Dempsie (Southcliffe, Game of Thrones) as young idealists during the Restoration period.
The production is currently based at Redcliffe Wharf (below), and filming has taken place near the Ostrich pub.