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Culture, Media and Sport - Minutes of Evidence [Back to Report]

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 15 March 2005.

Tuesday 22 February 2005

Members present:

Sir Gerald Kaufman, in the Chair

Chris BryantAlan Keen
Mr Frank DoranRosemary McKenna
Michael FabricantMs Debra Shipley
Mr Adrian Flook


Memorandum submitted by Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Memorandum submitted by Birmingham City Council

Memorandum submitted by Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre

Witnesses: Mr Stuart Rogers, Chief Executive, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Mr Andrew Ormston, Arts Director, Member of the Rep Board and City Council Cabinet, Birmingham City Council, Ms Pat Weller, Executive Director and Mr Greg Hersov, Artistic Director, Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre, examined.

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Memorandum submitted by West Yorkshire Playhouse

Memorandum submitted by Sheffield Theatres

Witnesses: Mr Ian Brown, Artistic Director, Mr Michael Pennington, Actor, and Ms Henrietta Duckworth, Producer, West Yorkshire Playhouse, and Ms Angela Galvin, Chief Executive, Sheffield Theatres Trust, examined.

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Memorandum submitted by Derby Playhouse

Memorandum submitted by the Belgrade Theatre Coventry

Witnesses: Mr Paul Everitt, Artistic Director, Lichfield Garrick Theatre, Mr Colin Ablitt, Portfolio Holder for Culture, Lichfield District Council, Ms Karen Hebded, Chief Executive and Mr Eric Galvin, Vice-Chairman, Derby Playhouse, Mr Hamish Glen, Artistic Director and Chief Executive and Ms Joanna Reid, Executive Director, Belgrade Theatre Company, examined.

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Memorandum submitted by the Royal Shakespeare Company

Witnesses: Sir Christopher Bland, Chairman, Dame Judi Dench, Honorary Associate Artist, Mr Michael Boyd, Artistic Director, and Ms Vikki Heywood, Executive Director, Royal Shakespeare Company, examined.

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