Actresses of a certain age have lifetimes of experience to offer yet, says Dea Birkett, we pass them over too easily
The Chancellor is backing the arts, it seems. But, asks Patrick Kelly, are other government policies going to shrink the growing creative economy?
How do you turn an unavoidable theatre closure into an opportunity? Ali Robertson, director of Tobacco Factory Theatres, explains how a tragedy could become a triumph, and how keeping loyal audiences informed of
plans is vital
The Mayor’s Music Fund has brought music practice to 8,500 London state schoolchildren. Simon Tait reports
Peter Millican, chief executive, King’s Place
Dea Birkett reflects on the best and the worst of the year
December is Disabled History Month, being marked by the arts charity Create with a special exhibition. Nicky Goulder, Create’s co-founder and chief executive, asks what opportunities are given to young disabled artists and what can be achieved when they are.
Antony Thorncroft bemoans how a great British theatrical institution has been reduced to humourless kitsch
Ion Paciu, founder of the Photoion Photography School, explores the pros and cons of instant photo editing, and how editing has changed over the years
Good practice guide: Sarah Wilson from Farnham Maltings explains why their new website can help venues find the act they’re looking for