The National Galleries of Scotland has severed Portrait Award funding ties with BP over the “climate emergency”.
Zoe Wanamaker has said the National Theatre’s decision to split with oil company Shell over concerns about its environmental impact is a “statement about what is going on in the world”.
A number of arts organisations will continue to receive support from oil giants, after the National Theatre split with Shell declaring fears of “catastrophic environmental collapse”.
The National Theatre has split with oil company Shell after declaring fears of a “catastrophic environmental collapse”.
Staff from galleries and venues including the National Theatre will take to the streets, joining children and students for what is being billed as the world’s largest climate strike.
National Theatre boss Rufus Norris has said lessons were learnt after it was criticised for announcing a raft of male-heavy productions.
Maxine Peake is returning to the National Theatre to star in new play The Welkin.
Christopher Eccleston has said that working class, black and brown people are not wanted in the arts anymore.
The Duchess of Sussex’s patronage of the National Theatre comes just months after its director admitted that having Royal in its title was not always useful.
Fans hoping to see Cate Blanchett’s return to the London stage will have to enter a ballot as theatre bosses expect a frenzy for tickets.