Dancers from the Birmingham Royal Ballet performing in at the Theatre Royal in Plymouth
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London 'taking the lion's share' of UK arts funding

Funding for theatres, museums and galleries outside the capital is being squeezed because London takes more than anywhere else, according to a report.

It found that government spending on arts and culture in London amounted to nearly £70 for every resident in the last financial year, compared to less than £5 per person in the rest of England.

BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz reports.

  • 31 Oct 2013
  • From the section UK
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