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.
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.
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The theatre sector has been devastated by the pandemic and sadly a number of theatre operators have ceased trading or withdrawn from their contracts. The Key Theatre in Peterborough is the latest to lose its operator.
Covid-19 Emergency Heritage at Risk Response Fund
Historic England's second grant scheme is now open for applications to help fund urgent maintenance, repairs and surveys.
Opportunity to tender: Covid-19 support
Theatres Trust is seeking a part-time freelancer as a Specialist Adviser to provide additional support to theatres at this critical time for the sector.
Theatres and cultural facilities shortlisted for RIBA 2020 awards
RIBA has announced its awards shortlists for 2020, which include several theatres and buildings for the performing arts.
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.
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.