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27 December 2019

Equity is proud to announce that the union's President has been awarded an OBE for services to the entertainment industry

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24 December 2019

In October, Equity held a groundbreaking and hugely successful event at London’s Graeae Theatre around inclusivity of D/deaf and disabled performers in video games.

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23 December 2019

The inaugural Black British Theatre Awards were held on 27 October, as part of Black History Month. The awards have been established to raise the profile of the role that black Britons have made to not only this country’s artistic legacy, but the impact that their contribution has made internationally.

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20 December 2019

Equity distribution services is preparing a major payment run in December to include monies for artists in BBC programmes picked up by cable and satellite channels in neighbouring countries and royalties for archive radio drama, comedy and entertainment programmes broadcast on BBC 4Extra.

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20 December 2019

Equity’s LGBT+ Committee, in collaboration with All About Trans and Spotlight, has published a new set of industry guidelines for working with LGBT+ performers and creative professionals.

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18 December 2019

Equity has secured a trial of five-day rehearsal weeks at the National Theatre for 2020 as the first step in efforts to modernise the union’s agreements across the theatre sector.

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16 December 2019

Equity’s network in Los Angeles provides a contact point for fellow members looking to work in the US and delivers events and networking opportunities.

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13 December 2019

We strongly encourage the Government to take up the offer we make today of expert guidance on matters that are crucial for the future health of the UK’s creative industries

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11 December 2019

Too many reviewers are focusing on an actor’s race rather than their performance

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26 March 2020

Union campaign has been heard, but details need to be worked out

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21 March 2020

Equity General Secretary Christine Payne has written to Chancellor to ask for protection for Equity members and the creative industries

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20 March 2020

The Federation of Entertainment Unions calls for an income guarantee

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