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Theatre Uncut poses political questions

14th November 2013

Read more at The Scotsman
Theatre Uncut poses political questions
Published: 14 November 2013


Charity launches to tackle "crisis" in funding for performing arts training

13th November 2013

Read more at The Stage
Charity launches to tackle crisis in funding for performing arts training
Published: 13 November 2013


Ex pupil donates £6 million to new Bedford theatre

13th November 2013

The building of a new theatre at Bedford School has been given the go-ahead thanks to a generous donation from a former pupil. Brian Saville, who went to the school in the 1940’s, died in August and left more than £6 million to the project.

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Dumbarton theatre company's fears for the future

13th November 2013

Read more at Daily Record
Dumbarton theatre company’s fears for the future
Published: 13 November 2013


Lyric Theatre contract 'likely rigged' says Stormont's spending watchdog

13th November 2013

Stormont’s spending watchdog has said it has a “strong impression” that the awarding of the £11m contract for the rebuilding of Belfast’s Lyric Theatre was “rigged and manipulated”. However, the most senior civil servant in the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure has said he did not believe there was evidence to support the claim.

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Curtain up for new £3.5m Royal Holloway theatre

13th November 2013

Read more BBC News Surrey
Curtain up for new £3.5m Royal Holloway theatre
Published: 13 November 2013


Leicester's old Phoenix reaches golden age

13th November 2013

Read more at Leicester Mercury
Leicester’s old Phoenix reaches golden age
Published: 13 November 2013


Bennetts advising on Sadler's Wells expansion

11th November 2013

The architect behind the Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatres overhaul, Rab Bennetts, is advising Sadler’s Wells on its plans for a new 500-seat venue. London’s world famous Sadler’s Wells dance centre announced plans to create a new 500-seat theatre in the capital last week.

While no architect has been appointed to the high-profile job it has been confirmed Rab Bennetts of Bennetts Associates is chairing a buildings committee advising on the project. Designed to host mid-scale contemporary work, the new theatre could open as early as 2018.

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Plans for new 500 seat Sadler's Wells theatre announced

6th November 2013

London’s world famous Sadler’s Wells dance centre has announced plans to create a new 500-seat theatre in the capital. An architect has yet to be appointed to the high-profile new venue and no location has been confirmed. The project featured in a 10-year plan for the Islington-based dance centre’s expansion announced today (6 November.) Rebuilt by RHWL and Nicholas Hare in 1998, the Sadler’s Wells complex on Roseberry Avenue currently hosts a 1,560-seat auditorium and the 260 person-capacity Lilian Baylis studio. The organisation also manages the 1,000-seat Peacock Theatre in Aldwych.

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Whitehaven Civic Hall: Campaigners hopeful despite closure

4th November 2013

Read more at BBC News
Whitehaven Civic Hall: Campaigners hopeful despite closure
Published 3 November 2013


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