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Legal FAQs on discrimination

Legal FAQs on discrimination

Understanding the legal framework around discrimination – a guide for theatre producers, owners and managers

Legal FAQs on discrimination

The following FAQs are for theatre producers, owners and managers using the Theatre Casting Toolkit created by Tonic Theatre and commissioned by UK Theatre and SOLT. These are designed to provide general legal guidance on obtaining and using information about performers’ personal characteristics within the law on discrimination. This is based on the law applicable in England, Wales and Scotland.

Find FAQs including:

  • Is there guidance on how we should ask about protected characteristics?
  • Is there any guidance on questions we should not ask during the casting process?
  • Once we know which groups are under-represented, what steps can we take to increase diversity in casting?

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