News

You are viewing Meet the Membership

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.

Read More

27 September 2019

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

Read More

19 June 2019

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

Read More

25 February 2019

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

Featured News

09 July 2020

Paul W Fleming will take over from the current General Secretary Christine Payne in October

Read More

05 July 2020

Our question to Government is - how will this investment directly protect and preserve creative workers?

Read More

03 July 2020

Equity has welcomed the announcements this week of emergency funds for the arts in Scotland and Northern Ireland, while continuing to call for a comprehensive support package and investment in the creative industries.

Read More