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26 June 2020

Equity General Secretary Christine Payne has written to Caroline Dinenage, Minister of State for Digital and Culture, to demand be allowed to circuses re-open on 4 July

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01 June 2020

UK Theatre and Equity are pleased to announce that they have come to an agreement to temporarily revise the terms on which artists are contracted by Managers using the Commercial Theatre Agreement.

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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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