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Peterborough’s Broadway goes on sale for nearly £4m

7th April 2009

Read more at The Stage
Peterborough’s Broadway goes on sale for nearly £4m
Published: 7 April 2009


Tom Thumb theatre sold at auction

6th April 2009

Read more at Show and Stay
Tom Thumb theatre sold at auction
Published: 6 April 2009


Tom Thumb theatre under hammer

6th April 2009

The Tom Thumb theatre, thought to be the smallest in the world, is to go under the hammer in Kent. A guide price of £125,000 to £135,000 has been set by the auctioneers. It has 60 red velvet seats, a small stage with a curtain and a dressing room. The theatre entertained audiences for 20 years before the curtain finally fell in 2005.

Source: BBC News


BBC Radio 4 on the birth of the National Theatre

5th April 2009

Sue MacGregor brings together some of the original members of the National Theatre to remember its birth in 1963 under artistic director Laurence Olivier. Her guests are Sir Michael Gambon, Sir Derek Jacobi, Dame Maggie Smith, Dame Joan Plowright and Bill Gaskill. Listen to The Reunion 5/4/09 (Dur: 45 mins)

Source: BBC Radio 4


Northern lights: Hull Truck's new theatre plays the regeneration game

3rd April 2009

Read more at The Guardian
Northern lights: Hull Truck’s new theatre plays the regeneration game
Published: 3 April 2009


Brewhouse theatre should be rewarded for its reinvention – not at risk

2nd April 2009

Read more at The Guardian
Brewhouse theatre should be rewarded for its reinvention – not at risk
Published: 2 April 2009


City funding injection opens way for £17 million Belfast theatre

2nd April 2009

Read more at The Stage
City funding injection opens way for £17 million Belfast theatre
Published: 2 April 2009


Top cultural agencies publish Living Places Planning Toolkit

1st April 2009

Living Places has announced that the Culture and Sport Planning Toolkit section of the Living Places website is now live. Culture and sport planning is an integral part of creating and sustaining new and developing communities. This toolkit provides a plan-led and plan-together process for addressing culture and delivering cultural and sporting resources through planning for culture and sport.

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Millfield Arts Centre begins £2.5m revamp

31st March 2009

Read more at The Stage
Millfield Arts Centre begins £2.5m revamp
Published: 31 March 2009


Mechanics' Institute plans fall victim of recession

31st March 2009

Read more at Swindon Advertiser
Mechanics’ Institute plans fall victim of recessionr
Published: 31 March 2009


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