An Egyptian writer has resigned from the British Museum’s board of trustees over its decision to accept sponsorship from oil giant BP.
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Maureen Lipman has criticised fellow star Sir Mark Rylance as “jolly silly” for quitting the Royal Shakespeare Company over BP sponsorship.
Sir Mark Rylance has quit the Royal Shakespeare Company over BP sponsorship.
Representation in the arts has faltered, with the low numbers of disabled people in creative careers remaining largely unchanged, an annual study indicates.
Arts Council England will “pressure” organisations to reveal data on the sexuality of their staff in a drive for diversity.
The Royal Shakespeare Company is bringing David Walliams’s book The Boy In The Dress to the stage after more than six years in the making.
Dame Judi Dench has recalled causing on-stage chaos when she blundered over one of William Shakespeare’s lines, adding in the word “erection”.
Leading lights of British theatre have gathered to celebrate the life of director Sir Peter Hall.
The Royal Shakespeare Company is tackling “truth, corruption and freedom” in two new plays.
The founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company and former director of the National Theatre, Sir Peter Hall, has died aged 86.
Sir Peter Hall was regarded as one of the most important influences this century on British theatre.
Christopher Eccleston has signed up to star in a “thrillingly dark” and “modern” production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth.
Singer Laura Mvula has revealed her desire to move further into the theatre world after her first run composing for the Royal Shakespeare Company.