World on Stage

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and UAE cut ties with Qatar

The nations of Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have announced they are cutting ties with Qatar because of what they claim is the country's ongoing support of terrorism and Islamist groups. Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates announced they would withdraw their diplomatic staff from Qatar while Qatari diplomats have been given 48 hours to leave the countries. All the four nations have also advised that within 24 hours they will suspend traffic between ...
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James Bond or You: Who is the most travelled?

To celebrate the release of Spectre, the latest James Bond film, our Stage and Screen team decided to find out how many countries Bond has travelled to. Check out this James-Bond-infographic – are you more travelled than 007? Share it with your friends to see who is the most Bond! Our best score at Stage and Screen was 42 countries – how do you compare?
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4 tips for choosing a great value production location

With filming costs, aesthetics, weather, logistics, permissions and travel expenses, the list of factors to consider when choosing a suitable overseas production location can seem longer than the actual film credits. If you’re a UK-based production company needing to source overseas locations it can be a headache-inducing process. Inspired by Oscar fever, we thought we’d share our top 4 tips for choosing the best value locations. 1. Tax incentives Research into potential locations should include learning what incentives and tax-breaks are available in those ...
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