Danny Boyle accuses culture minister Maria Miller of ‘outrageous’ snub

Two leading lights of Britain’s cultural life – Danny Boyle, who directed the Olympics opening ceremony, and Nicholas Hytner, chief of the National Theatre – have launched an uncompromising attack on the government’s stance on culture. Speaking after an event that brought together the heads of 23 of England’s leading regional theatres, Boyle told the Guardian that …
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First report into Theatre-going in Northern Ireland

The first in-depth report in to Theatre attendance in Northern Ireland has been published, showing 8% of Northern Ireland households booked theatre tickets last year, but 76% of ticket buyers were one-time-only attendees. Demographic information shows that although audiences came from a wide variety of backgrounds, the majority of theatre goers were from groups that …
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