Arts news round-up
18 December 2014
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: PARALYSED STAGE MANAGER RACHAEL PRESDEE
Former stage manager Rachael Presdee, who was paralysed in a fall while working at Soho Theatre, has urged the industry to “start having a deeper look” at health and safety for backstage staff, especially those from visiting companies.
ARTS ORGANISATIONS INCREASINGLY RELY ON VOLUNTEERS
The latest data reveals a shift in both employment practices and audience patterns among Arts Council of Wales’ Revenue Funded Organisations.
THE INTERVIEW: HOLLYWOOD REACTS TO FILM CANCELLATION
Hollywood stars have been reacting to Sony's decision to cancel US movie The Interview, a comedy about a fictional plot to kill North Korea's leader.
LA FAMILLE BÉLIER IS BEING TOUTED AS THIS YEAR'S AMELIE - SO WHY ARE MANY IN THE DEAF COMMUNITY OUTRAGED BY IT?
The new film, which opened across France tonight, tells the story of a deaf-mute farming family and has been sold to 85 countries