SUMMER THEATRE: Saving the life of theatre

Rebecca Morland, interim director of the Theatres Trust, looks to the future as the trust celebrates its 40th birthday

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SUMMER THEATRE: Oxford’s beacon

The Oxford Playhouse will reopen in August with a new look and its own new play. AI talks to the theatre’s chief executive, Louise Chantal

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SUMMER THEATRE: A civic tongue for the arts

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is embarking on its most comprehensive inquiry to date, looking at what the arts do for our communities and creating a blueprint for the future from what it finds

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SUMMER THEATRE: Scratching at museums

In an Arts Council-funded enterprise, Battersea Arts Centre is lending its unique theatre approach to museums as they seek new ways to address audiences

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SUMMER THEATRE: AI Profile - New Arts, old values

Peter Wilson, CEO, Theatre Royal, Norwich

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REFERENDUM: Brexit Britain and the arts

Even if you didn’t believe the Creative Industries Federation poll before the vote, which showed that 96% of those surveyed were in favour of staying, then the reaction of the sec- tor since June 23 would make it clear.

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Patrick Kelly's Back Page

AI's pick of the best to come

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PASSING BY... How the elite stole the arts

Antony Thorncroft wonders how our culture ceased to be popular - at our expense

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Simon Tait's Diary

Starma'am

It’s 40 years since the Sex Pistols released their God Save the Queen, with its reference to the Windsors as a “fascist regime”, to chime with Her Majesty’s silver jubilee. For the Queen’s 90th birthday...

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GOOD PRACTICE: Crossing the floor to the ring

Déda has appointed a creative producer to help drive forward the Derby organisation’s vision to become the Midlands’ leading creative centre for dance, contemporary circus and outdoor performing arts. CEO and artistic director Stephen Munn explains how Déda is becoming a creative lead in fusing these art forms

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THE WORD: Looking young

Steve Ball, executive producer of the World Festival of Theatre for Young Audiences, considers the current state of play of theatre for children and young people in the UK

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MY STORY: A sharper image

Photography, until fairly recently considered merely a mechanical and chemical technique of image-making, 
is now accepted as an art form, and fine art at that. Falmouth University has launched a new online-led MA Photography devised by Dr Paul Cabuts, director of Falmouth’s Institute of Photography, in partnership with CEG Digital, part of Cambridge Education Group

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