FEATURE: The People Show 121: The rise of devising and collaborative theatre as actor and playwright become one

Originally posted on Arts Uncovered:
What is devising and how is it changing the way we produce theatre? The People Show has been doing it since the late sixties, but more and more devised shows are making it onto the mainstream market. Sophie Morlin-Yron reports It’s 7.30 on a typical autumn evening and The Old…

NEWS: New report questions wholesome claims on supermarket loaves

Labelling of healthy breads can be misleading claims a new report published in collaboration with the charity Sustain. The Real Bread Campaign (RBC), who conducted the study, are calling for an Honest Crust Act to tighten regulations and improve transparency for labelling and marketing of British loaves. RBC’s report, titled A Wholegrain of truth?, claims that bread with…

NEWS: The Mayor says no to compulsory Living Wage

The UK is celebrating Living Wage Week but the Mayor says it will remain voluntary.  Boris Johnson says although he does believe in the Living Wage, making it compulsory could hinder small businesses from creating new jobs in the capital. The Mayor says he is still behind a voluntary Living Wage Campaign, which recommends employers…