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Summer Social fun at Camp and Furnace

23 August 2016

We had a terrific turnout at Liverpool & District General Branch Summer Social 2016 held at Camp and Furnace, in Liverpool’s trendy Baltic district!

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Why an Equity fringe contract makes sense

30 July 2016

Equity member Martin Williams explains why the fringe contract made him a better theatre producer, and also underlined why it's important to belong to our union, Equity

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Obituary & Eulogy: Georgina Smith

21 July 2016

Equity stalwart Georgina Smith is remembered for her generosity and passion for life, as well as for her many TV appearances and loyal support for her union.

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What's On in Liverpool & District

20 July 2016

The Last Five Years, a musical showing at the Chester Forum, and the Wirral Festival of Firsts, are among summer listings featuring Equity members.

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ARC 2016: Liverpool wins support for inclusive casting

20 July 2016

Liverpool & General District Branch won unanimous support for its motion calling on broadcasters to actively cast more new talent in prominent roles; and our representatives once again won prominent coverage in The Stage newspaper for their ARC contributions.

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Wirral Festival of Firsts

15 July 2016

Wirral Festival of Firsts is well underway with performances involving members of our branch running until July 23 at venues in and around West Wirral.

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Unity's Christmas casting call - save the date

29 June 2016

Unity Theatre will give priority to local performers with auditions held locally for the casting of its Christmas Show, Little Red and the Big Bad Wolf. The company said it was particularly interested in hearing from Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants. It also made clear that the show will offer ITC/Equity contracts.

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Everyman auditions locally for new company

25 June 2016

The Everyman Theatre is planning to cast some Liverpool actors to its new resident company. Submission deadline is Friday July 29. Do not miss it!

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Unity Theatre's boost for fringe space

21 June 2016

Unity Theatre has given the branch details of when the theatre is available for hire. It is a direct response to concern in the branch about a lack of fringe theatre space in Liverpool.

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Obituary: Mickey Finn

2 April 2016

A special tribute night was held on for much-loved Liverpool comedian Mickey Finn, who has died aged 69 after a long period of illness.

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