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We are currently closed with all public performances to the end of the year cancelled or postponed, in line with government guidelines surrounding COVID-19. We are contacting all those affected. Please consider donating to our Lyric Recovery Fund, to help keep us in the heart of Hammersmith for another 125 years.

Workforce Data

We are committed to transparency in our workforce data. Annually we will publish updated figures and we continue to work to develop best practice for monitoring representation to allow individuals to self-identify whilst adhering to our requirements as an Arts Council funded organisation.

The data below is as of 31 March 2020; at this point our workforce consisted of:

  • 51 permanent staff
  • 77 casual staff that had worked with us during the financial year 2019/2020
  • 181 freelance creatives and practitioners that had worked with us during the financial year 2019/2020, of which we have data for 147 individuals
  • 10 Lyric Board Members

 

Permanent staff Casual Staff Freelancers Board
ASIAN/ASIAN BRITISH Bangladeshi 0% 1% 2% 0%
Chinese 0% 0% 1% 0%
Indian 0% 1% 6% 0%
Pakistani 6% 0% 0% 10%
Any other Asian background 2% 5% 1% 10%
BLACK/BLACK BRITISH African 7% 7% 7% 0%
Caribbean 6% 7% 7% 0%
Any other Black African/Caribbean background 0% 0% 0% 0%
MIXED Asian and White 4% 0% 2% 0%
Black African and White 0% 1% 2% 0%
Black Caribbean and White 2% 8% 4% 10%
Any other Mixed/Multiple ethnic background 2% 4% 6% 0%
OTHER Arab 0% 0% 1% 0%
Any other ethnic group 2% 0% 0% 0%
Prefer not to say 0% 0% 1% 0%
WHITE British 65% 51% 54% 60%
Gypsy or Irish Traveller 0% 0% 0% 0%
Irish 4% 1% 3% 0%
Any other White background 0% 14% 4% 10%