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Brintons archive helps transform Sheffield Lyceum Theatre

17th December 2014

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Brintons archive helps transform Sheffield Lyceum Theatre
Published 17 December 2014


Vandalism attack was a drama Dundee Little Theatre could do without

17th December 2014

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Vandalism attack was a drama Dundee Little Theatre could do without
Published 17 December 2014


Mecanoo submits Oldham Coliseum revamp for planning

17th December 2014

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Mecanoo submits Oldham Coliseum revamp for planning
Published 17 December 2014


Can this man save the arts in England? Rupert Christiansen welcomes Darren Henley, the new chief executive of Arts Council England

17th December 2014

Read more in The Guardian Can this man save the arts in England? Rupert Christiansen welcomes Darren Henley, the new chief executive of Arts Council England
Published 17 December 2014


New Chief Executive of Arts Council England announced

17th December 2014

The Arts Council has announced the appointment of Darren Henley as its new Chief Executive. Darren will succeed Alan Davey who is leaving after seven years. As well as leading Global’s Classic FM since 1999, Darren has been the author of two defining Government reviews into music and cultural education.

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Apollo Theatre ceiling collapse: No prosecution to be brought

17th December 2014

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Apollo Theatre ceiling collapse: No prosecution to be brought
Published 17 December 2014


Apollo Theatre owners will not face charges over ceiling collapse which injured 88 people

17th December 2014

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Apollo Theatre owners will not face charges over ceiling collapse which injured 88 people
Published 17 December 2014


Nimax will not be prosecuted over Apollo ceiling incident, investigation concludes

17th December 2014

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Nimax will not be prosecuted over Apollo ceiling incident, investigation concludes
Published 17 December 2014


No prosecutions over theatre roof collapse

17th December 2014

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No prosecutions over theatre roof collapse Published 17 December 2014


Westminster City Council: Update on Apollo Theatre investigation

17th December 2014

Westminster City Council has called on the Health and Safety Executive and Association of British Theatre Technicians to establish new, more rigorous, guidance governing ceiling checks in historical theatres and cinemas.

Following the internal collapse of part of the ceiling at the Apollo Theatre in 2013, a year-long investigation has concluded that:

- the collapse happened because of the age of the structure
- there has been no breach of the current laws

As a result, the council has concluded that the theatre company and the ceiling inspection firm should not be prosecuted, because they followed the current guidelines.

Read the full release from Westminster City Council


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