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Dudley Hippodrome battle 'lacking any sense'

24th December 2013

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Dudley Hippodrome battle ‘lacking any sense
Published: 24 December 2013


Riverside Studios given go-ahead for new centre and 165 homes

20th December 2013

Riverside Studios has been given the go-ahead to demolish the arts centre and create a new theatre, cinema and 165 homes. Developer Mount Anvil was granted permission for the riverside regeneration scheme in Crisp Road, Hammersmith at a planning meeting last night (Dec 19). But residents remain concerned about the six to eight storey height and the fact the community arts centre will be replaced with a private facility. The development has divided opinion locally and in the worlds of art and architecture.

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Battle to keep arts and theatre alive in Perth, Scotland begins

20th December 2013

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Battle to keep arts and theatre alive in Perth, Scotland begins
Published: 20 December 2014


Sam Wanamaker Playhouse: theatre by candlelight

20th December 2013

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Sam Wanamaker Playhouse: theatre by candlelight
Published: 20 December 2013


Theatres Trust comment on Apollo Theatre ceiling collapse

20th December 2013

The Theatres Trust is very concerned about the collapse of the ceiling and decorative plasterwork at the Apollo Theatre on the 19 December during The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

Mhora Samuel, Director of The Theatres Trust, the National Advisory Public Body for Theatres said, the first and most important next step is to establish the cause of the accident. Thankfully occurrences of theatre ceiling and plasterwork collapse are extremely rare. The public should be reassured that theatre owners carry out regular plasterwork inspections and maintenance regimes to ensure the safety of their buildings. Inspections are carried out and certified by independent experts. We will offer every assistance to the Grade II listed Apollo Theatre’s owners, Nimax, the investigation team and Westminster City Council.

The Theatres Trust’s record for the Apollo Theatre can be found here


The great British pantomime is still packing in the crowds

19th December 2013

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The great British pantomime is still packing in the crowds
Published: 19 December 2014


Leicester's Curve artistic director Paul Kerryson to step down at the end of 2014

19th December 2013

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Leicester’s Curve artistic director Paul Kerryson to step down at the end of 2014
Published: 19 December 2013


Arts Council England announces more funding cuts in 2014

19th December 2013

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Arts Council England announces more funding cuts in 2014
Published: 19 December 2013


Plans for new theatre in south London given the green light

19th December 2013

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Plans for new theatre in south London given the green light
Published: 19 December 2013


Council funding for Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Guildford could be cut

19th December 2013

The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford is set to lose a second stream of funding, five years after the Arts Council withdrew its financial support. The riverside theatre has hosted productions since 1965 and relies on fundraising and its grant to operate. The venue’s management has warned of “extremely serious repercussions” from any reduction in funding. The theatre will continue to receive an annual Guildford Borough Council grant of £310,220 in 2014/15, but beyond that funding will be phased out.

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