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01 December 2017

The move will empower students to get more involved in their union

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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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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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