Christopher Eccleston: Arts and Culture – For the many; or the few?

30 Sep 2023

  • Venue
  • Running time
    1 hr

Class and socio-economic background are recognised as barriers to opportunity (Let’s Create, Arts Council England).

The recent sea change in funding for the country’s creative industries, compounded by the impact of COVID-19 on theatres highlights the difference between the rhetoric and reality. Comparatively, a move away from London for the national broadcasters whilst seeing more people like ‘us’ on our TV screens is a catalyst for change.

Christopher Eccleston shares his story as a working class actor and the need to keep voices such as his, alive across the arts and cultural scene, and why this is fundamental to society at large.

Who's who?

Christopher Eccleston


Lisa Holdsworth



    Arts Council
  • Leeds City Council
  • LTB Foundation
  • Principal Partner

    Caddick Group
  • Principal Access Partner

    Irwin Mitchell