The Class Ceiling Part 1
Jul 1st, 2021 by Equity Green Room
Are the creative industries still the preserve of the posh white man?
It's often said that to get anywhere in acting, you need to come from the right school, have money behind you, and speak with the right accent. In this episode, host Jackie Clune talks to guests about the issues surrounding class in the performing and creative industries. What challenges do working class performers and artists face building - and sustaining - a career?
Louise McMullan, Equity's Deputy for the General Secretary
Stephanie Greer, founder of Equity's Class Network
Valerie Edmond, actor and activist