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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.