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.
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.
New entries to Theatres Trust Theatres At Risk Register 2018
We maintain a watching brief on many theatres and assesses whether to add them to the Theatres at Risk Register each year. Two theatres have been added to the 2018 Register, Theatre Royal Margate, and Streatham Hill Theatre.
Theatres removed from Theatres Trust Theatres at Risk Register 2018
Our need to highlight theatres at risk is emphasised when we review those that have been lost. Three theatres have been removed from the 2018 Register, Royal Victoria Hall Southborough, Colwyn Bay Pier Theatre and Scarborough Futurist.
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 welcomes approval of Theatre Royal Drury Lane plans
The City of Westminster has approved the planning applications for the works at the Grade I Listed Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Theatres Trust welcomes the plans.
Give the gift of Theatres Trust Friends membership this Christmas
Treat your friends, loved ones and colleagues to the perfect gift this year, the gift of Theatres Trust Friends membership. Our Friends are loyal, passionate supporters of theatres and have an important role to play in our work. Find out more.
Scarborough Futurist call in refused
It is with regret that the Secretary of State has decided not to call in the planning decision on the Futurist Theatre, thereby paving the way for the Council to progress demolition of the building.
More London Theatres awarded vital funding to secure their buildings
Round 3 of the London Theatres Small Grants Scheme has awarded grants to Applecart Arts, Bernie Grant Arts Centre, Chats Palace, Park Theatre and The Space to address repairs, access issues and improve conditions for staff, performers and audiences.
Theatres Trust statement on sale of Brighton Hippodrome
We understand that Brighton Hippodrome has been sold to a new owner. The Hippodrome is the finest surviving example of a circus theatre in the country and is currently on the Trust's Theatres at Risk Register.
Support our Christmas Appeal 2017
We continually work to ensure that theatre development has a lasting impact. This year we hope to raise over £5,000 through our christmas appeal to help theatres become more sustainable for the future.