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National Planning Policy Framework Inquiry publishes written evidence

23rd May 2014

The Communities and Local Government Select Committee has made written evidence from its Inquiry on the Operation of the National Planning Policy Framework available on its website.

For full report see Parliament UK
Published: 23 May 2014


Bournemouth Winter Gardens plans unveiled

23rd May 2014

Read the story at Daily Echo
Hotel, cinema, leisure complex, 114 flats and public piazzas: new Winter Gardens plans unveiled
Published 23 May 2014


Dudley Hippodrome group urges people to share their memories

23rd May 2014

Read the story at Dudley News
Dudley Hippodrome group urges people to share their memories
Published: 23 May 2014


New Trustees appointed to Theatres Trust

23rd May 2014

The Theatres Trust is pleased to announce that the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport has appointed 6 new board members and reappointed 5 board members to The Theatres Trust.

New appointments include Dara Ó Briain, Professor Gavin Henderson CBE, Peter Roberts, Simon Ruddick, Ann Skippers and Anna Stapleton. Trustees reappointed for a second term include Nicholas Allott OBE, Ruth Eastwood, Oliver Goodwin, Jerrold Katzman, and Judith Mellor OBE.

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Mackintosh buys Victoria Palace and Ambassador theatres

23rd May 2014

Read the story at BBC News
Mackintosh buys Victoria Palace and Ambassador theatres
Published 23 May 2014


New role for Victoria Theatre, Halifax sought

22nd May 2014

Read story at Halifax Courier
New role for Victoria Theatre, Halifax sought
Published: 22 May 2014


Matthew Warchus to succeed Kevin Spacey as Old Vic artistic director

22nd May 2014

Read story at The Independent
Matthew Warchus to succeed Kevin Spacey as Old Vic artistic director
Published: 22 May 2014


Event: Research in Action - Lighting the indoor theatre

22nd May 2014

When:Thursday 3 July
Where: Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Time: 6.00pm – 8.30pm
This workshop will be conducted in candle-lit conditions by Globe Associate and lighting scholar Prof Martin White. Martin will use short extracts to explore the possibilities of a candle-lit theatre. Can a fade or blackout be effected? How little light can a performance get away with? What sort of special visual effects are achievable?

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Event: Research in Action - ‘Infernal music’ in the indoor playhouse

22nd May 2014

When: Thursday 5 June
Where: Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Time: 6.00pm – 8.30pm
This workshop will be conducted in candle-lit conditions by Globe Associate and early music expert Claire van Kampen. Claire and her colleague Dr Simon Smith will explore the use of hidden or sinister music, and the practice – which developed in Jacobean theatres – of using music to ‘score’ the dramatic action on stage. This workshop also features extracts from Marston’s Sophonisba and Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra accompanied by Globe musicians.
Cast includes Colin Hurley and Dominic Brewer.

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Event: Research in Action - Drama and dramaturgy 1

22nd May 2014

When: Sunday 25 May
Where: Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Time: 3.00pm – 5.30pm
During this workshop the actors will explore the theatrical space of the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, and experiment with different ways to stage these complicated scenes. We will ask our audience to move around the galleries and pit to experience the performances from different positions – and we’ll ask some of you to enjoy the show from a stool on the stage, like an early modern city gallant.

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Auditorium from performance space towards seating, Junction, Goole, July 2010.
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