News

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.

  • The King's Theatre Portsmouth is one of four theatres to receive grants from the final round of the Wolfson funded Urgent Repairs Scheme.
    Theatres Trust announces 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.

    Theatres Trust announces final four Urgent Repairs recipients
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    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.

    Tim Eyles reappointed as Theatres Trust Chair
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    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.

    New Theatres Trust archive catalogues available online
  • Dara O Briain c David MonteithHodge
    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.

    Theatres at Risk Register on Good Morning Britain
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    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.

    Trustee Dara Ó Briain talks to BBC Radio London about our work
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    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.

    Give the gift of Theatres Trust Friends membership this Christmas
  • 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.

    Scarborough Futurist call in refused
  • Auditorium of the derelict Brighton Hippodrome, showings its domed ceiling and ornate plasterwork.
    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.

    Theatres Trust statement on sale of Brighton Hippodrome
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    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.

    Support our Christmas Appeal 2017
  • Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking follow up
    Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking follow up

    Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking took place on 17 October at Lyric Hammersmith. Find out more about the day.

    Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking follow up
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    Have you ever wondered... what role theatres play in placemaking?

    The exciting programme for Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking has been finalised, and delegate tickets are still available. Ensure your theatres make the most of the opportunities afforded by placemaking, book your delegate place now.

    Have you ever wondered... what role theatres play in placemaking?
  • Theatres Trust Theatres Magazine Autumn 2017 designed by Nick Vincent
    Theatres Magazine Autumn 2017 published

    Theatres Trust Theatres Magazine for Friends and Corporate Supporters has been published, leading on Conference topic of placemaking, here's a peek at what's inside.

    Theatres Magazine Autumn 2017 published