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Bolton's Octagon Theatre back door not big enough for new lighting rig

22nd May 2013

Theatre bosses at the Octagon are used to improvising but the big refurbishment has thrown up some staging challenges.

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Dumfries Theatre Royal owners 'elated' by council funds

22nd May 2013

The owners of Scotland’s oldest working theatre say the “last large piece of the jigsaw” is now in place for a £2m overhaul of the Dumfries facility.

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Alterations to orchestra pit proposed for London’s Phoenix

22nd May 2013

Listed Building Application: 2013/0709/L

The London Borough of Camden has consulted The Theatres Trust on an application to remove the orchestra pit rail and forestage at the Phoenix Theatre, 110 Charing Cross Road, London.

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

To view the planning application online please click here and enter the application number then scroll down and click the green Search button.


Theatre use proposed within Brighton Methodist Church

22nd May 2013

Planning application BH2013/00783

The City of Brighton and Hove has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for the change of use of a former Methodist Church, 88 London Road in Brighton (D1) to theatre (Sui-Generis) with ancillary performance studio, café, bar and retail.

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

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


Dumfries Theatre Royal project wins financial support

21st May 2013

Councillors have agreed to commit £455,000 to the cost of redeveloping Scotland’s oldest working theatre.

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Bournemouth's Winter Gardens £150m revamp plans revised

20th May 2013

Bournemouth’s former Winter Gardens site could be turned into flats, an adventure playground and restaurants.

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Minor variations to conditions imposed on East Horsley’s Nomad Theatre

20th May 2013

Applications: 13/P/00611

Guildford Borough Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for variations to planning permission 12/P/01831 of 20 December 2012 for a new extension to the Nomad Theatre, Bishopsmead Parade in East Horsley.

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

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


Eastbourne Hippodrome refurbished box office and tourist information opens

19th May 2013

MP Stephen Lloyd officially opened the refurbished box office and new tourist information centre at the Royal Hippodrome Theatre in Eastbourne on Monday 6 May. The theatre this year celebrates its 130th anniversary and the relocation of the Eastbourne Hospitality Association (EHA) and opening of a tourist facility at the theatre gives the venue multi use to help secure its longevity.

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The Savoy, Tonyrefail: Couple's theatre vision for old bingo hall

19th May 2013

A couple are using their life savings to turn a derelict south Wales valleys cinema and bingo hall into a community theatre.

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Rhyl's Little Theatre marks 50th Anniversary

18th May 2013

A gala is being held in Denbighshire to mark the 50th anniversary of Rhyl’s Little Theatre, which was purpose-built theatre for children.

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