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18 February 2020

The actor, LGBT+ rights campaigner, Lord and long-time friend, member and former Officer of the union talks about his life in acting and activism.

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27 September 2019

Actor Jimmy Akingbola talks about working with Idris Elba, audition advice and the union’s activity overseas

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19 June 2019

Actor Kobna Holdbrook-Smith talks about winning an Olivier award, supporting ERA 50:50 and the importance of the union

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25 February 2019

Actor Indira Varma talks about her work on Game of Thrones, representing Time’s Up and the importance of the union

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24 October 2018

Crazy M is a children’s entertainer, here she talks about how her career began in the holiday parks and her love of clowns and Robin Williams

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02 May 2018

The former RSC actor is now playing George Washington in Hamilton. He talks to us about representation, Disney, and being an Equity dep

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01 February 2018

The actor is receiving plaudits for his recent Paddy Power advert, but he deserves great praise for his work fighting for the rights of Equity’s deaf and disabled members

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01 October 2017

Eunice Olumide is a supermodel and actress who was awarded an MBE this year for services to the arts. Here, she discusses modelling and why the industry needs Equity

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01 October 2017

Iestyn Evans is a member of Equity’s Puppeteers’ Network and describes why the art form is firmly in fashion and how you can start with a sock

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07 February 2020

Equity has launched a groundbreaking support system for members dealing with mental health problems. This will include a new dedicated 24/7 mental health helpline, an individual assessment and up to six professional counselling sessions funded by the union available across the UK.

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04 February 2020

Equity is very concerned about future visa and other restrictions for creative workers working in Europe post-Brexit. We have an event in Parliament on 4 Feb & want members to invite their local MP along.

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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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