The Theatres Trust

Gaping holes in Cromer Pier Theatre bar and decking put festive show in doubt

6th December 2013

Gaping holes in Cromer Pier’s decking and theatre floors, along with major damage to the box office, are putting the venue’s Christmas show in jeopardy. Pounding waves have put a gaping 5ft hole in the bar floor near the Christmas tree, which now peers down to the raging waves below. A “bus stop” bench on the side of the theatre has also been ripped up leaving another 12ft in the floor.

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Christmas Card 2013 on sale now

5th December 2013

Our 2013 Christmas Card is now available to buy, the proceeds of which all go towards supporting the work of the Trust.

Louise Mark has once again designed this year’s Christmas Card which shows a scene of London’s Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue and completes the set of watercolours of the three London west end theatre freeholds owned by The Theatres Trust including the Lyric Theatre, the Garrick Theatre and the Lyceum Theatre.

Christmas Card 2013 (c) Louise Mark 2013

Lyric Theatre, London
Watercolour
Copyright Louise Mark, 2013
Size: 150mm x 150mm

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International Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference 2014 Call for Papers and Content

5th December 2013

The organisers of the International Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference (ITEAC) are today issuing a formal Call for Papers to be considered for inclusion at next year’s event. ITEAC 2014 will be the fourth edition of the Conference to be held in the UK since its inception in 2002.

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Theatres to share The Voice vote funds

5th December 2013

Read more at BBC News
Theatres to share The Voice vote funds
Published: 5 December 2013


£565k for St Peter's Seminary in Cardross

5th December 2013

Read more at The Scotsman
£565k for St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross
Published: 5 December 2013


Taunton's Brewhouse Theatre to be reopened by community group

5th December 2013

Read more at BBC News Somerset
Taunton’s Brewhouse Theatre to be reopened by community group
Published: 5 December 2013


Digital signage for the Prince Edward Theatre

5th December 2013

Application: 13/11375/LBC

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for new digital and replacement signage at London’s Prince Edward Theatre to promote the upcoming production of Miss Saigon.

The Theatres Trust supported the application. Read the Trust’s response

To view the planning documents online, please click here and enter the application number, then click search.


Autumn statement: tax breaks for regional theatres

5th December 2013

Read more at The Guardian
Autumn statement: tax breaks for regional theatres
Published: 5 December 2013


Curtain to go up at Sleaford Little Theatre

4th December 2013

Refurbishment of the iconic Playhouse in Sleaford has been completed just before panto fever hits the town. Work at the listed Georgian building has been an ongoing project since it was restored to a working theatre in 2000.

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FCBS's updated Southbank proposals revealed

4th December 2013

The Southbank Centre has submitted updated plans for Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCBS) redevelopment of its Brutalist 28,000m² Festival Wing

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