Scrooge a guest in Dickens’s home for Christmas…

Ebenezer Scrooge is to inhabit the London home of his creator Charles Dickens for a special one-actor performance of A Christmas Carol.

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London’s Tier 3 ‘catastrophic’ for theatres

London being put into Tier 3 of Covid restrictions from Wednesday, announced today, will be devastating for the theatre industry, UK Theatre and the Society of London Theatre (SoLT) has said.

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Arts flagships in £165m loan package

Major cultural institutions including the National Theatre, the Southbank Centre, The Royal Opera House, English National Opera and the Royal Shakespeare Company are to receive loans worth £165m from the government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund to get them fully operational by April.

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Sheffield Theatres’ edgy musical wins South Bank award

Sheffield Theatres have won this year's South Bank Sky award for theatre with their musical Standing at the Sky’s Edge.

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Royal Ballet’s Skoog to chair One Dance UK

Amanda Skoog, the Royal Ballet’s senior producer, is to chair the board of trustees of One Dance UK, the sector’s support organisation.

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Vital Xposure unveils Simon Startin as new artistic director

The actor, director and playwright Simon Startin is to be the next artistic director of the disability-led theatre company Vital Xposure, which celebrates its 10th birthday next year.

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Claypole to stand down as BBC arts chief

Jonty Claypole, the BBC’s director of arts since 2014 who has steered the cultural output through the year of pandemic, is to leave the corporation in the spring.

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Detectorists change definition of treasure

The definition of treasure is to be changed as a result of the rise in finds by metal detectorists.

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Albert Hall survives to celebrate 150th birthday

The Royal Albert Hall, which in the summer announced it may have to close because of the losses sustained in the Covid lockdown, will be celebrating its 150th birthday next year.

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Hamlyn save RSC Education

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s complex education operation has been saved by a multi-million pound grant from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

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