Arts By and For the ‘Elite’

Source: Hollywood Reporter

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James McAvoy: Dominance of Rich-Kid Actors in the U.K. Is “Damaging for Society”

“…McAvoy was concerned that people from all walks of life are not getting the same opportunities to work in the arts, and his chief worry was about how this will become a bigger problem five or ten years from now.

If the trends are allowed to continue, McAvoy said, ‘That’s a frightening world to live in, because as soon as you get one tiny pocket of society creating all the arts, or culture starts to become representative not of everybody but of one tiny part, and that’s not fair to begin with, but it’s also damaging for society.’ …”  (Complete article at the source.)

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