Manchester City Council’s support for a high-brow international festival over and above the needs of the most destitute of its citizens is wrong, argues Bernadette Hyland
Thursday 23rd Jul 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
YOUNG actors highlighted the scale of exploitation and abuse they faced yesterday, with one woman recalling a time she faced a man “having a wank” during a Skype audition.
Young members’ councillor Nicola Hawkins highlighted the battle faced by inexperienced women...
Tuesday 19th May 2015
posted by Will Stone in Britain
ACTORS vowed yesterday to launch a high-profile campaign to save the BBC in response to the Tory attack on its funding and licence fee.
The BBC is “under more serious threat than ever before” with the Conservative licence fee freeze looking likely to be extended or axed...
LIBERTY director Shami Chakrabarti warned yesterday the Tory attacks on human rights could spark a return to the apartheid of South Africa.
The human rights campaigner and lawyer reminded Equity delegates that in 1965 it called on its members not to support apartheid in South...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
THE scourge of a privatising sweetheart deal between the EU and US threatens to choke Britain’s arts industry, actors warned yesterday.
Equity delegates attending the acting union’s annual conference recognised “the huge danger and potential threat” that the...
Monday 18th May 2015
Christine Payne explains how her union Equity is fighting for gender equality across the entertainment industry
Wednesday 24th Dec 2014
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Tuesday 20th May 2014