Ben Stephens and son, Theo

BLOG: Ben Stephen on Shared Parental Leave

April 16th, 2018

There has been so much in the press recently about shared parental leave, and the lack of take up with just 1% of families taking advantage of the scheme since it’s introduction in 2015, that we thought it would be interesting to follow new Dad, Ben Stephen, Head of Production & Premises ...

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Rufus Norris

Welcome New PIPA Ambassador: Rufus Norris

March 27th, 2018

PIPA is delighted to announce that Rufus Norris, multi-award winning theatre director and Artistic Director of the National Theatre, will lend his support to the PIPA Campaign as an Ambassador. He says:   “Having raised two children whilst working as a director in the UK and abroad,...

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Welcome New PIPA Ambassador: Hadley Fraser

February 14th, 2018

Improving working conditions for parents is as much about supporting fathers as it is mothers and we are delighted to announce our PIPA Dads Ambassador, Hadley Fraser. Hadley was working on St Joan at the Donmar Warehouse who gave him a week’s ‘Paternity Leave’ when his daughter wa...

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Kelly McGrillis

Welcome New PIPA Ambassador: Lisa McGrillis

February 14th, 2018

PIPA is absolutely thrilled to announce our new Ambassador Lisa McGrillis. Lisa plays Kelly in the TV Series ‘Mum‘ alongside Lesley Manville. She says that filming the second series of ‘Mum’ was the hardest thing she had ever done as she went back to work when her son was 10 ...

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Interview: Mothers Who Make

December 12th, 2017

Mothers Who Make has recently been awarded Arts Council funding to develop a vital resource and networks for mother-makers across the UK. As an inclusive organisation for all types of carers in the Performing Arts, PIPA spoke to founder Matilda Leyser to find out more about her initiative and the sp...

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March of the Mummies

October 24th, 2017

On Tuesday 31st October at 12 midday, families across the UK will march for better protections and support for mothers. Organised by Joeli Brearly, founder of Pregnant Then Screwed, the demonstrations will take place in 6 cities – London, Manchester, Belfast, Cardiff, Newcastle and Glasgow. People...

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July 5th, 2017

We’re looking for a Finance and Office Administrator. This is a home-working/ remote working position. The role of Administrator is to organise the financial and administrative side of PIPA. Average of 10 flexible hours per week, to be self-managed. Remote/ home working. £14 per hour on a sel...

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Michelle Terry and Rosalie Craig. photo Helen Maybanks.

Q&A: Globe Artistic Director Michelle Terry & Actress Rosalie Craig

July 4th, 2017

‘Becoming: Part One’ at the Donmar Warehouse We caught up with the new Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe Michelle Terry and Actress Rosalie Craig to find out more about their recent experience of working on Becoming: Part One with the Donmar Warehouse, which saw audiences...

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