"Like the weather, a pandemic hits everyone, but the wealthy are always more ready to survive the storm." Dr Maria Barrett, Assistant Professor in the Centre for Cultural and Media Policy Studies, comments on the impact of coronavirus on the arts and theatre sector, especially on smaller theatres and galleries
As the Chancellor prepares to announce a package of support for workers whose jobs are at risk because of COVID19, Dr Heidi Ashton from the Centre for Cultural and Media Policy Studies highlights the particular challenges for people in the creative sector.
Oscars 2018: "a ceremony that will want to celebrate women and avoid controversies" - Dr Julie Lobalzo Wright
Nominations for the 2018 Academy Awards were announced in Los Angeles today. Dr Julie Lobalzo Wright, a film writer from the University of Warwick's Department of Film & Television studies, talks us through the most significant Oscar contenders.
More must be done to the address the imbalance in arts funding between London and the rest of the country. That's the conclusion of a Culture, Media and Sport Committee report out today (15 December). Chris Bilton , Reader, School of Theatre Studies says the government has been urged to address this imbalance since the 1980s, with relatively little effect
On National Poetry Day, Jack McGowan performance poet and creative writing tutor at the University of Warwick, comments on finding new ways for people to engage in poetry
Jack McGowan, performance poet and creative writing tutor at the University of Warwick, say National Poetry Day should not be an excuse to dust off a few half-remembered verses and then forget about poetry for another year. McGowan’s PhD research explores the nature of performance poetry and is entitled Slam the Book: The role of performance in contemporary UK poetry.