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.

  • Scrabble tiles spelling Work from Home
    Plan B restrictions for England announced

    Theatres Trust cautions that the work from home guidance will have a knock-on effect on theatres at this critical time of year.

    Plan B restrictions for England announced
  • Show at Hanger Farm Theatre with people standing and sitting in wooden floored performance space
    Blog: Reflections on 2021 and looking forward to 2022

    As 2021 draws to a close, Theatres Trust Director Jon Morgan looks back over the key issues and achievements of the year and forward to priorities in 2022.

    Blog: Reflections on 2021 and looking forward to 2022
  • Theatre Royal Margate illustration
    Memories of Theatres at Risk

    Share your stories and photos of theatres on the Theatres at Risk Register.

    Memories of Theatres at Risk
  • Face masks and Covid test
    Covid passes for theatres

    Proof of vaccine or negative test results will be required in venues in Wales and Northern Ireland.

    Covid passes for theatres
  • Join our Virtual Bucket Shake. Crowdfunder and Theatres Trust
    Crowdfunder Virtual Bucket Shake

    Theatres Trust has partnered with Crowdfunder again to help theatre raise money over the festive period.

    Crowdfunder Virtual Bucket Shake
  • Auditorium of Theatre Royal Drury Lane
    Civic Trust Awards Regional Finalists 2022

    We are delighted to see theatres and performance spaces recognised at the Civic Trust Awards 2022 that celebrate outstanding design in the built environment.

    Civic Trust Awards Regional Finalists 2022
  • Auditorium of the Darlington Hippodrome viewed from the stage, showing three levels of seats and ornate plasterwork balconies and ceiling
    Arts Council England announce latest Culture Recovery Fund grants

    Theatres Trust is pleased to see a high number of theatres awarded funding.

    Arts Council England announce latest Culture Recovery Fund grants
  • Dudley Hippodrome in 1995 in bingo use.
    Permission granted to demolish Dudley Hippodrome

    Theatres Trust is extremely disappointed in the decision by Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council to give planning permission for the demolition of Theatre at Risk Dudley Hippodrome.

    Permission granted to demolish Dudley Hippodrome
  • Odeon / formerly Saville Theatre
    New owner for Saville Theatre

    Theatres Trust responds to the news that the theatre has been bought by Yoo Capital.

    New owner for Saville Theatre
  • Theatre Green Book Sustainable Buildings
    Theatre Green Book - Sustainable Buildings

    The second volume of the Theatre Green Book has now been published, looking at how to make our theatres more sustainable.

    Theatre Green Book - Sustainable Buildings
  • There is No Planet B written on a placard at a protest
    More than £1bn needed to make the UK’s theatre buildings sustainable

    New research by leading consultancies AECOM, Avison Young, Bristow Consulting and Buro Happold for Theatres Trust has revealed the extent of the work needed to make the UK’s theatre buildings sustainable.

    More than £1bn needed to make the UK’s theatre buildings sustainable
  • A view of the stage and proscenium at Streatham Hill Theatre, a Theatre at Risk.
    Streatham Hill Theatre added to Heritage At Risk Register

    We welcome news that the Theatre at Risk has been included on Historic England's list.

    Streatham Hill Theatre added to Heritage At Risk Register