The Arts Council fights back
5th February 2008
ARTS COUNCIL DEBATE
Barbara Matthews, director of theatre strategy at Arts Council England, defends the controversial funding cuts, emphasises the good news in the recent review, and talks about new writing, peer review and excellence in British theatre. Aleks Sierz quizzes.
An awful lot of people were saying to us, ‘Hurray, thanks for doing this at last, but please don’t quote me.’