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After eight special

Title
After eight special
Genre
Interview; Documentary; Vox pop
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:53:07
Description
Carol Allen presents an episode of the After Eight show looking at the problems facing the future of the theatre in London, especially cuts in subsidy and VAT on theatres. Speaking are: Equity General Secretary Peter Plouviez; Oliver! producer Ian Albery; Evening Standard theatre critic Milton Shulman; actor Edward Fox; Trevor Nunn, Royal Shakespeare Company; Jenny Topper, director at the Bush Theatre; Simon Stokes, Independent Theatre Council; independent theatre producer Michael White; John Barron, President of Equity. Also local people give their views on the West End. Programme production engineer Ian Marshall.
Contributors
Michael White; Carol Allen; Edward Fox; Milton Shulman; John Barron; Peter Plouviez; Ian Albery; Trevor Nunn; Jenny Topper; Simon Stokes; Ian Marshall
Keywords
Theatre; National Theatre; London; Trade unions; Government; Taxation; Public finance; Demonstrations; Fiscal policy; Cultural finance; Theatres; Marches; Arts Council; Value Added Tax; Theatre critics; Arts policy; Cultural users; Arts administration; Equity; Theatre management

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