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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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01 July 2017

Guy Woolf is an actor and a drag queen called Elektra Cute. Here, he discusses modern variety, the Spice Girls and what he feels is the greatest challenge facing the arts

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01 May 2017

Comedian Jimmy Cricket is a variety star. He worked as a Butlin’s Redcoat, honed his craft on the northern club circuit before breaking through to TV. And he’s not finished yet

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Featured News

11 December 2019

Too many reviewers are focusing on an actor’s race rather than their performance

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08 November 2019

It is clearly in the best interests of everyone that the Piccadilly Theatre is safe and secure for all of its workers and audience alike

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28 October 2019

The guide seeks to empower the industry to begin to redress the balance so we can build on enjoying greater diversity and representation on our screens, stages and audio platforms

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