Our Publications

We publish books and guides on theatre architecture, history and design.

Please contact us if you would like to purchase any of the publications below.

We are currently out of stock of The Theatres Trust Guide to British Theatres, although it is available from the publisher.

  • Frontcover tt tm50 publication

    TM - Theatres Magazine

    TM is our quarterly magazine for Friends and Corporate Supporters. Each issue contains features, reports, opinion, news and profiles, highlighting important developments and debates in the sector. Click Download Now for a sample copy.

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  • 2011 jearl ttt britishtheatresandmusichalls small publication

    British Theatres and Music Halls

    This book outlines the history of theatres and music halls from the late 16th century to the present time, noting changing fashions in entertainment and evolving official attitudes to safety that have influenced the buildings' architectural character.

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  • 1999 encore strategies for theatre renewal small publication

    Encore: Strategies for Theatre Renewal

    It was only when many Victorian, Edwardian and Art Deco theatres had been lost that people began to realise just how good they had been. Since then, many have been successfully restored, modernised and brought back to use. This book tells their stories.

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  • 2011 scene unseen small publication

    Scene/Unseen: London’s West End Theatres

    This book celebrates the working buildings at the heart of the British theatrical industry. It explores what constitutes a West End theatre, both culturally and physically, and outlines a brief history of their architecture.

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  • 2001 guide to british theatres small publication

    The Theatres Trust Guide to British Theatres 1750 – 1950 A Gazeteer

    This book looks, town by town, at all surviving theatres built between 1750 and 1950. It makes assessments of their quality, architecturally and theatrically and also assesses the potential of reopening some disused theatres.

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