20 May 2014
BBC NEWS: One of the West's best-loved stage performers has been remembered in pantomime style in Bath. Portishead's Chris Harris, who died recently at the age of 71, directed, starred in and co-wrote numerous Christmas theatre productions in Bristol and Bath.
14 May 2014
THE STAGE: A man of many theatrical talents, Chris Harris is best remembered by West Country audiences as a pantomime dame. During the 1990s, he wrote, directed and starred in pantos for the Bristol Old Vic. He then performed a similar role for the Theatre Royal, Bath.
12 May 2014
The summer issue of the Equity magazine features our recent campaign to protect local arts funding in Bristol
1 May 2014
BBC NEWS: Tributes have been paid to one of the west of England's best-loved actors, writers and directors, who has died.
7 April 2014
THE STAGE: An inquest into the death of the young actor Richard Gent has concluded that he committed suicide. Richard grew up around Bath and was a former Bath Spa University student. He had also worked at the Rondo Theatre.
4 April 2014
BRISTOL CULTURE: Whiteladies Picture House owner David Lewin has slammed “the so called rival proposals” by the Whiteladies Picture House Ltd.
2 April 2014
BRISTOL CULTURE: The Whiteladies Picture House has the opportunity to be turned into a new cinema after 13 years of sitting empty.Yet its future is currently the subject of an increasingly bitter dispute between two rival plans.
2 April 2014
THE STAGE: The organisation running the Brewhouse Theatre in Taunton – which went into administration last year – has been granted charitable status, in a move it says will improve its fundraising abilities.
1 April 2014
BRISTOL CULTURE: New Worlds starts on Channel 4 tonight (1st April), and if you look closely you may spot several scenes shot in familiar Bristol locations. The major new four-part historical drama written and created by Peter Flannery and Martine Brant follows on from their 2008 BAFTA-nominated series The Devil’s Whore.
25 March 2014
12 months ago, Melinbrand, the current owners of the Whiteladies Road cinema were refused their application & appeal to turn the cinema building into flats and a gym. Their new application for flats and a three screen cinema is not at all sympathetic to the building's fabric or history and will not create the live performance space envisioned by the separate Whiteladies Picture House campaign.