By Norman Borrett
The booklet presents an creation to quite a lot of united kingdom rest and tourism companies together with leisure and the humanities, libraries, museums, geographical region activity, parks and facilities, play and playwork, game and actual activity and tourism. scholars of relaxation, sport and tourism may perhaps locate this booklet an reduction to knowing the management, finance, coverage making plans and destiny customers of every quarter of the rest industry. The ebook not just presents a entire assessment of the rest undefined, but in addition acts as a reference publication to maintain to hand. an in depth record of companies act as a source for initiatives and assignments.
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A number of commercial production companies, such as the one run by the Albery family, operate in the West End. Investment for productions in sought from 'angels', who will not recoup any of their money until the show has run long enough for it to cover its costs. Once the show goes into profit, the 'angel' starts to make money, and the longer the run the more he/she makes. Conversely, if it flops, he/she stands to lose everything. Touring companies are classified as large, middle, or small-scale, and are run by both commercial and subsidised managements.
There is an extensive BFI information service, which acts as a clearing house on all matters affecting film and television at home and abroad. This is provided through the library, the TV unit, the education section (which can provide advice at all levels from primary to higher education), and through BPI publications. These include two periodicals, the Monthly Film Bulletin and Sight and Sound, as well as a range of books and monographs. There is also a collection of stills, posters, and designs which includes over 3 million black and white photographs, 400,000 colour transparencies, 15,000 posters and 2000 original set and costume designs.
This was split fairly evenly between drama and dance, film and video, the fine arts, and music and opera. 34 Leisure Services UK The Regional Arts Associations (RAAs) The RAAs were formed between 1956 and 1973 as independent and autonomous organisations for sustaining, promoting, and developing the Arts. There are twelve RAAs in England, three in Wales, but none in Scotland or Northern Ireland. Their general objectives are similar to those of the Arts Council, but their involvement in film and crafts gives them a wider brief, and in practice, the policy emphasis is often very different.