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01 October 2017

Celebrating 20 years of the groundbreaking Equity Pension Scheme

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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 October 2017

The Casting Directors’ Association’s Shakyra Dowling, Tree Petts and Andrea Clark share their thoughts on current casting practice and Equity’s Manifesto for Casting

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19 July 2017

Equity launches Manifesto demanding radical change to casting

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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

Casting director Manuel Puro outlines the best approaches to self-tape auditions as Equity launches an online video to help guide members through the basics

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01 May 2017

“Can your career get a boost through posting your musings to social media?”, asks communications coach Matt Guarente, as Equity agrees guidelines for social media use for members working in the theatre

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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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01 February 2016

Actor and rapper Riz Ahmed is a busy man. Aside from his successful musical work he has carved out a career in a series of indie hits such as Four Lions and Nightcrawler. He is soon to appear in the new Star Wars film: Rogue One

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21 January 2020

Statement by the General Secretary

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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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27 December 2019

Equity is proud to announce that the union's President has been awarded an OBE for services to the entertainment industry

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