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 in crisis due to coronavirus
The theatre sector has been devastated by the pandemic and sadly a number of theatre operators have ceased trading.
Theatres continue to play a vital community role during coronavirus
Although theatre buildings are closed and there are no public performances for the foreseeable future, theatres continue to play a pivotal role in their communities in these difficult times.
Theatres keeping their audiences entertained from a distance
With no public performances in theatre buildings, theatres continue to creatively engage and entertain their audiences.
Blog: Protecting our theatre infrastructure
Theatres Trust Director Jon Morgan outlines the work Theatres Trust has been doing to support and protect theatres in response to the pandemic.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) update
We continue to work with other partners, sharing information and presenting the needs of theatre organisations to national and local government.
Extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
The Chancellor has announced details changes including employer contributions to the furlough scheme from August.
Welsh Parliament inquiry into the impact of covid-19 on culture sector
The Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the coronavirus outbreak in Wales.
Entertainment and Events Working Group
We are pleased that Theatres Trust Director Jon Morgan has been invited to join the working group looking at how venues might reopen.
Theatres at Risk Capacity Building Programme Year 2 recipients
We are delighted to announce details of the six theatres that will receive a total of £67,500 worth of support.
Call for Evidence: Impact of Covid-19 on DCMS sectors
DCMS Committee is seeking written evidence for its inquiry into the impact of the coronavirus. Deadline extended to Friday 19 June 2020.
Historic England Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund
Grants available to help heritage organisations, voluntary groups and self-employed contractors.
Support from Creative Scotland
Creative Scotland has launched funding programmes to support Scotland’s creative community in response to the coronavirus.