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Rising up the pecking order: Julian Bird is appointed Chair of Drama UK

Was anyone else a little puzzled by the recently-announced appointment of Julian Bird as ‘Chair’ of Drama UK, an organisation formed from a merger between the National Council for Drama Training and the Conference of Drama Schools. Bird is certainly enjoying … Continue reading

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Luck be a lady tonight: What’s so great about awards, prizes and lists?

Is it just us, or is there something intrinsically unsatisfying about awards?  Of course it’s nice to see your favourite performers getting some recognition, but most of the time, awards seem to perpetuate a system which is already unfair.  Unless you … Continue reading

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