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Amnesty calls for release of circus performer

21 January 2016

Amnesty International has called for the released of a Palestinian circus performer detained by the Israeli military

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ENO must be saved Equity says

10 December 2015

A world-class city such as London can support two opera houses

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Arts news round-up

5 February 2016

A quick look at the arts, broadcasting and entertainment stories from Frday 5 February and the weekend

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Equity raises concern over National Insurance changes

5 February 2016

Equity has rasied concerns over the proposed abolition of Class 2 National Insurance Contributions

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SMA reports death of Alan Wallace

2 February 2016

The Stage Management Association has reported the death of honorary SMA member and former Equity Organiser Alan Wallace.

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"Quietly generous" man who will be missed by all

15 January 2016

Christine Payne and Malcolm Sinclair pay tribute to Alan Rickman

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Dance Charities merge

4 January 2016

The Royal Ballet and the Dance Teachers Benevolent Funds join together

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Help save creativity in schools

2 January 2016

Campaign against the English Baccalaureate, which is harming access to creative and arts subjects

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Equity questions Arts Council funding decision

27 November 2015

Union criticises decision to fund You and Me Bum Bum Train

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Clarence Derwent Award winners 2015

27 November 2015

This year's winners are Deborah Findlay and Adam James

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Equity's Winter magazine now online

26 November 2015

Read about our campaigns to defend the BBC and Stop Arts Cuts plus an interview with Julia Ormond on working in Hollywood

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Equity responds to Chancellor’s statement

26 November 2015

Union remains concerned about local arts funding

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