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31 January 2020

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

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31 January 2020

The 21st annual Newport Beach Film Festival deadline is 7 February.

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16 January 2020

Storyteller Richard O’Neill comes from a traditional, nomadic Romani Gypsy family. He believes his community should be better represented in TV, film and theatre

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01 January 2020

The current General Secretary, Christine Payne, will retire in October 2020 and the Equity Council therefore calls for applications for the position of General Secretary of the union.

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30 June 2022

A new Commercial Theatre Variation Agreement ballot by Equity, the performing arts and entertainment trade union, has been backed by over 98% of those voting on a record turnout for ballots on this agreement.

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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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