The Theatres Trust

Campaigners urge rethink over closure of historic theatre

24th January 2014

Read more at ITV News
Campaigners urge rethink over closure of historic theatre
Published: 24 January 2014


Hopes ignited for re-opening of church hall in Poulton, Blackpool

24th January 2014

Read more at Blackpool Gazette
Hopes ignited for re-opening of church hall in Poulton, Blackpool
Published: 24 January 2014


Signs still pointing to Theatr Gwynedd, Bangor

24th January 2014

Read more at Daily Post
Signs still pointing to Theatr Gwynedd, Bangor
Published: 24 January 2014


Cuts planned to help Newport council save £25m

24th January 2014

Read more at BBC News
Cuts planned to help Newport council save £25m
Published: 24 January 2014


Donmar boss urges industry support for West End theatres following Apollo collapse

24th January 2014

Read more at The Stage
Donmar boss urges industry support for West End theatres following Apollo collapse
Published: 24 January 2014


Plans to transform Brighton's Hippodrome must be resubmitted

24th January 2014

Read more at The Argus
Plans to transform Brighton’s Hippodrome must be resubmitted
Published: 24 January 2014


Talk: From Crimson to Concrete and back–looking for the ideal theatre in the 20th century 12 February

23rd January 2014

From Crimson to Concrete and back– looking for the ideal theatre in the 20th century The restoration of the Royal Court and Hackney Empire marked rehabilitation of architecture and decoration of these Victorian survivors. The contrast with the National Theatre, in style and theatrical intention, could not be greater. This lecture explains why reaction against the conventional theatre was once such a guiding principle for architects, and how far things have reverted to their earlier state. Dr Alan Powers writes and lectures widely on art, architecture and planning, specialising in Britain in the 20th century.

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Talk: Music Hall Stages: from pothouse to palace 29 January

23rd January 2014

Music Hall Stages: from pothouse to palace Early music halls were not simply another kind of theatre. They arose from the close association between alcoholic drink and popular song, and their end came when that link was broken. This talk illustrates the evolution of the halls from their first backyard buildings to their final magnificent decline. John Earl worked with the London County Council and Greater London Council Historic Buildings teams from 1956-86, and was Director of the Theatres Trust from 1986-95. He now works exclusively on historic theatres and music halls.

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Leeds Grand Theatre at centre of six-figure fraud probe

23rd January 2014

Read more at Yorkshire Post
Leeds Grand Theatre at centre of six-figure fraud probe
Published: 23 January 2014


Bangor theatre: investigation over planning concerns

23rd January 2014

Read more at BBC News
Bangor theatre: investigation over planning concerns
Published: January 2014


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Backstage Equipment at the Adelina Patti Theatre, Abercrave, circa 2013
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