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Worcester theatre to get £500,000 facelift

15th September 2008

Read more at BBC News and the Worcester News
Worcester theatre to get £500,000 facelift
Published: 15 September 2008


Derby Playhouse set to reopen

15th September 2008

The curtain will rise again at a Derby theatre which closed due to financial problems. View BBC Audio and Video interview by East Midlands Today..

Source: BBC News


Hull's new Truck Theatre takes shape

15th September 2008

Playwright John Godber offers a sneak preview of Hull’s new multi-million pound theatre. View BBC Audio and Video interview

Source: BBC News


London's Green Theatre Programme launched

10th September 2008

The Mayor of London’s ‘Green Theatre: Taking Action on Climate Change’ plan was launched on Tuesday, 9th September in partnership with industry leaders at PLASA08 (Professional Lighting and Sound Association). Climate change is one of the Mayor’s key priorities and this announcement builds on the Mayor’s commitment to reducing London’s carbon emission by 60 per cent by 2025.

The Plan, compiled in close collaboration with a range of key stakeholders, offers practical advice to the industry on how emissions can be cut and includes a carbon calculator that can be used to identify areas of production that create the largest amount of emissions.

Press Release
Green Theatre Plan
Carbon Calculator 5.5MB

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Belfast's Crescent Arts Centre refurbishment boosted by £2m extra funding

9th September 2008

Read more at The Stage
Belfast’s Crescent Arts Centre refurbishment boosted by £2m extra funding
Published: 9 September 2008


Derby Hippodrome action gets support from amateur groups

9th September 2008

Derby New Theatre Association, which represents most amateur theatre groups in the city, has welcomed the action being taken by Derby City Council to force the owner of the Hippodrome Theatre in Green Lane to repair the building.

View Derby New Theatre Association Press Release


Former Southwark scene-painting workshop not listed

8th September 2008

The Secretary of State, after consulting English Heritage, has decided not to list the former scene-painting workshop at The Studio, 36 &38 Penrose Street, Southwark, Greater London.

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The Theatres Trust seeks two trustees

8th September 2008

The Theatres Trust is seeking two appointments to its board of trustees, a theatre architect or engineer and a specialist in the regeneration or property development fields. As an advisory public body applicants are asked to apply through the Department of Culture, Media and Sport.

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Cash-strapped Croydon theatre bosses renew call for council help

4th September 2008

Read more at Croydon Today
Cash-strapped Croydon theatre bosses renew call for council help
Published: 4 September 2014


Theatre shuts in Shakespeare town

4th September 2008

Read more at BBC News
Theatre shuts in Shakespeare town
Published: 4 September 2008


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