Stay up-to-date with key news about theatres and the issues that affect them across the UK, including theatres which are currently on our Theatres at Risk register.
Theatres Trust disappointed at termination of Dudley Hippodrome lease
It is bitterly disappointing that Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council’s cabinet has opted for the early termination of the five year lease granted to the volunteers trying to save theatre at risk Dudley Hippodrome.
Theatres Magazine Winter / Spring 2018 published
Theatres Trust Theatres Magazine for Friends and Corporate Supporters has been published, leading on Theatres at Risk stories, here's a peek at what's inside.
Theatres Trust announce final four Urgent Repairs recipients
We have awarded four theatres a total of £54,520 in the final funding round of the Urgent Repairs Scheme. This scheme, set up in partnership with the Wolfson Foundation, helps theatres in need of immediate repair and maintenance.
Wolfson renew support with new Theatre Improvement Scheme
Following the success of the Urgent Repairs Scheme pilot, the first collaboration between the Theatres Trust and the Wolfson Foundation, the partnership continues with the launch of the new Theatre Improvement Scheme.
Theatres Trust welcomes DCMS blog on protecting our theatres
We welcome the DCMS blog post on the importance of protecting our theatres by Michael Ellis MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Arts, Heritage and Tourism.
Tim Eyles reappointed as Theatres Trust Chair
We are delighted to announce that Culture Secretary Matt Hancock has reappointed Tim Eyles as Chair of the Theatres Trust for a further three years until 31 January 2021.
Creative Scotland announces 2018-2021 Regular Funding Portfolio
We have commented on Creative Scotland Regular Funding Portfolio 2018 - 2021, released today.
New Theatres Trust archive catalogues available online
Thanks to the efforts of our wonderful archive volunteers, two of our archive collections have been catalogued. Find out more about the collections and how to access them.
Theatres at Risk Register on Good Morning Britain
Theatres Trust Trustee, Dara Ó Briain, appeared on Good Morning Britain this week to announce the launch of our 2018 Theatres at Risk Register.
Trustee Dara Ó Briain talks to BBC Radio London about our work
Theatres Trust Trustee Dara Ó Briain spoke to Robert Elms on BBC Radio London this week, highlighting the work we do with Theatres at Risk. Listen to find out more about some of the 35 theatres appearing on 2018's Theatres at Risk Register.
Theatres Trust announces Theatres at Risk Register for 2018
On Tuesday 23 January we announced the Theatres at Risk Register 2018, calling for local authorities to better support their theatre buildings by developing the opportunities they offer to their communities.
Theatres Trust statement on the Charles Cryer Studio Theatre
London Borough of Sutton have listed the Charles Cryer Studio Theatre as available to let for a commercial rent. Local authorities are facing challenges, bur we think the expectations of a commercial rent for this community asset is unreasonable.