Author Archives: Mia Stevens

What the Government’s emergency arts funding means for the UK’s theatre and comedy industries

Last Sunday evening, the government announced that it planned to provide a much-needed injection of £1.57 billion to help the UK arts, culture and heritage industries survive the COVID-19 pandemic. This partly came as a result of increasing public pressure from theatre professionals and theatre-goers alike, with petitions, online campaigns and messages pleading the government for vital support. Whilst this

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If we are to create a society that lives in solidarity, tolerance and respect, we must create a more diverse school curriculum.

In the wake of the murder of George Floyd, an international discussion has rightly been raised about race, discrimination and white privilege. From this discussion more and more conversations have arisen relating to the lack of Black representation within UK arts, culture and, as I will discuss here, the education system.  Through a wider global engagement, more consideration has been

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