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Danny Boyle / Nick Hytner investment in regional theatre campaign

16 November 2012

You may have seen the interviews with Danny Boyle, Nick Hytner and others recently regarding public/government investment in regional theatre and culture.

Here are a few links for your reference:

Danny Boyle TV interviewhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20337871

Radio interviews with Boyle and Hytner (starting at 10mins 5 seconds): http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01ntjq7

A few articles covering the story:

The Guardian - Danny Boyle accuses culture minister Maria Miller of 'outrageous' snub
http://www.guardian.co.uk/stage/2012/nov/15/danny-boyle-maria-miller-outrageous-snub

The Stage - Danny Boyle joins artistic directors to warn of “serious danger” to regional theatres
http://www.thestage.co.uk/news/2012/11/danny-boyle-joins-artistic-directors-to-warn-of-serious-danger-to-regional-theatres/

The Independent - Danny Boyle champions regional theatre
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/theatre-dance/news/danny-boyle-champions-regional-theatre-8320077.html

This very succinctly and articulately presents the 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 - more of which will be revealed soon.

You can sign up for updates on this campaign (and others) in the Members' Section of the Equity Website.

Go to http://www.equity.org.uk/members-area/my-personal-details/

Once you've logged in, scroll down to 'Interests' and click 'Edit' - here you can add and edit your preferences for your branch affiliation and also the campaigns you would like to be kept abreast of.

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