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29 March 2019

Equity’s first Women and Games event took place in March

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14 March 2019

Equity has today written to Virgin Trains following their competition announcement on social media

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08 March 2019

A summary of the decisions made and the discussions held at the February meeting of Equity's governing body

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07 March 2019

The Performers’ Alliance APPG inquiry into social mobility in the creative industries is having its first oral evidence session on Monday 11th, 3.30-5pm in Parliament

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01 March 2019

Equity's annual comedian Q&A event at the Leicester Comedy Festival

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03 May 2022

Equity members working on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella were told on Sunday 1 May that the show will end on 12 June. Not only was the news shared on a Sunday before a bank holiday – meaning those affected could not contact their agent for support – but we understand that some cast members and stage management heard the news first through social media or the press. This is unacceptable - all creative workers deserve to be treated with dignity at work.

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07 March 2022

As the International Committee for Artists’ Freedom (ICAF) within Equity, our work is to help overseas artists who face persecution, censorship and threats to their safety and lives. For almost 50 years we have directly supported and stood in solidarity with artists internationally: from Myanmar to Afghanistan, Colombia and Belarus. Today, we also stand with Ukraine.

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01 March 2022

Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, we have sent messages of solidarity and offers of help to performers and artists in the country and those affiliated with it. On 24 February, Equity General Secretary Paul W Fleming wrote to the President of the Cultural Workers of Ukraine, Lyudmyla Perelygina. The letter includes an offer to support their members wherever we can, whether directly or through campaigning and lobbying.

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