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Equity/BECTU bust Avalon TV over unpaid ‘Al Murry’ extras


The Stage reports” Avalon’s advert, spotted by The Stage, said it needed “extras for a shoot with Al Murray”, promising that those who participate will “be part of our television show’s title sequence” and have the chance to “meet Al … Continue reading

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Voluntary staff “threaten paid ushers’ jobs”


From The Stage: http://www.thestage.co.uk/news/newsstory.php/29043/voluntary-staff-threaten-paid-ushers-jobs Published Tuesday 27 July 2010 at 12:48 by Natalie Woolman Staff working at the Orchard Theatre in Dartford, Kent, are considering taking legal advice, claiming they have been sidelined by volunteers since HQ Theatres started running … Continue reading

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OLD VIC seeks 100+ actors UNPAID


UPDATED 30 July 2010 This Old Vic ad has been removed from the Arts Council ‘Artsjobs’ Website: (click image for full size version) The above advert placed in ArtsJobs (the Arts Council’s website) seems to have been trawling for 100+ … Continue reading

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Equity conference resolves new action on NMW at ARC


Equity has resolved to take new action to lobby the government educate employers and performers at their 2010 conference.  Equity representatives meet once a year in an ARC (Annual Representative Conference) so that regional/local branches of the union can put … Continue reading

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