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Bristol mayor George Ferguson names cabinet

3 December 2012

THE POST - Bristol's new mayor has named the cabinet team who will help him run the city.
Simon Cook - Actor, Equity member and former Liberal Democrat leader of the council - will be responsible for culture and sport.

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Campaigners celebrate success in pub rescue campaign

3 December 2012

THE POST - Campaigners who fought off plans to turn a Weston-super-Mare pub, The Bristol House, into a Tesco Express have received an early Christmas present – with news the inn is to re-open next month.

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Channel 4′s The Fear filmed in Bristol

3 December 2012

BRISTOL CULTURE - New four-part crime drama The Fear, beginning tonight at 10pm on Channel 4, may be set among the criminal ganglands of Brighton, but much of the production was filmed in Bristol.

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Danny Boyle / Nick Hytner investment in regional theatre campaign

16 November 2012

Boyle - director of Slumdog Millionaire, and Hytner - Artistic Director of the National Theatre, succinctly and articulately present the case for sustained public investment in regional theatre - arguments that Equity have been campaigning on over the last couple of years in the Manifesto for Theatre and now the new 'Invest for Success' campaign.

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Would you like to become a reviewer for Remote Goat?

7 November 2012

Branch member Arthur Duncan on the benefits of becoming a reviewer of the arts.

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Branch representatives meet with BBC casting exec Julia Crampsie

4 November 2012

Representatives from the South West Area Committee and the Bristol & West General Branch recently met with the BBC's Head of Casting, Julia Crampsie to discuss opportunities for members in the South West.

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Theatre Uncut Bristol

4 November 2012

Theatre Uncut is an International presentation of new writing in response to the current political situation. The Theatre Uncut 2012 plays are available now and can be performed rights free between the week of 12th - 18th November 2012. Venues all over Bristol are poised to host events. If you want to get involved - there is still time because this is about the NOW.

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Bristol sees 24 pubs close as beer tax keeps rising

3 November 2012

THE POST.
Twenty four pubs in the Bristol area closed in the last year, campaigners said yesterday – as ministers defended a higher tax on beer.

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Pub Closures - An open letter by branch member, Clifford Evans

3 November 2012

THE POST.
An open letter by Cliff Evans - B&W branch member and a committee member of our sister Variety branch - written to Enterprise Pub Co about the way they are closing pubs.

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Local authority cuts ‘a growing threat’, warns TMA president

31 October 2012

THE STAGE.
Theatrical Management Association president Rachel Tackley has warned of “increasing cuts from local authorities” to regional theatres, and called on leading industry figures to continue campaigning for investment in the sector.

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