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Eleven UK music venues to be ‘O2 Academies’

7th December 2008

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Eleven UK music venues to be ‘O2 Academies
Published: 7 December 2008


Royal Court and Union Theatre scoop top Peter Brook awards

4th December 2008

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Royal Court and Union Theatre scoop top Peter Brook awards
Published: 4 December 2008


Broadway launches green theatre initiative

4th December 2008

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Broadway launches green theatre initiative
Published: 4 December 2008


Shakespeare Theatre topped out

4th December 2008

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Shakespeare Theatre topped out
Published: 4 December 2008


Royal Opening for Curve Theatre

4th December 2008

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Royal Opening for Curve Theatre
Published: 4 December 2008


Leeds Grand Theatre to reopen in January

2nd December 2008

The final phase of the £35m restoration of the Grade II-listed Leeds Grand Theatre is coming to a close and the venue will reopen on 16 January 2009. Watch a tour of the theatre by the Yorkshire Post.

Source: Leisure Opportunities


Feasibility study for reopening of Chester Gateway commissioned

28th November 2008

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Feasibility study for reopening of Chester Gateway commissioned
Published: 28 November 2008


New theatre in Darlington facing demolition

27th November 2008

Darlington Council has been accused of wasting public money after plans emerged to demolish the £300,000 Young People’s Theatre two years after it opened. The land at Vane Terrace is about to be sold to the neighbouring Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College, which hopes to open a new department on the site.

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Swan song for the Newcastle Jubilee?

27th November 2008

The First Act community theatre group, housed at the Jubilee Theatre in Newcastle, and one of the North’s oldest theatres, could be facing its final curtain call, as the NHS Trust that provides the premises for a peppercorn rent is exploring options for medical reuse. BBC Video and Audio explains.

Source: BBC News


Belfast names theatre and research centre after playwright Friel

26th November 2008

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Belfast names theatre and research centre after playwright Friel
Published: 26 November 2008


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