The Theatres Trust

Journey into the world of 'Exploring Theatres'

23rd April 2008

The Theatres Trust, The National Advisory Public Body for Theatres, launched a new online Learning Resource, ‘Exploring Theatres’. Go live took place on Wednesday 23 April 2008.

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Final farewell to Barry's Theatre Royal

18th April 2008

Read more at Barry & District News
Final farewell to Barry’s Theatre Royal
Published: 18 April 2008

Derby Hippodrome planning application demolition proposals

18th April 2008

Planning Application Number: 04/08/00581

Derby City Council has notified The Theatres Trust of a listed building consent application proposing the demolition of the Hipppodrome, Green Lane, Derby.

The Theatres Trust recommended that the Council refuse this listed building consent application. Read the Trust’s response

To view the planning application online, please click here and enter the planning application reference number

Derby Hippodrome decision due next week after inspector pulls out

18th April 2008

Read more at BBC News and The Stage.
Derby Hippodrome decision due next week after inspector pulls out
Published: 18 April 2008

Conference 08: Building Sustainable Theatres

17th April 2008

The Theatres Trust’s Conference 08, taking place on 10 June 2008 at the Cottesloe Theatre in London, aims to help theatres meet the environmental challenges of climate change and rising energy costs and understand what’s behind the new energy performance regulations that will affect theatre buildings. Download the full Press Release (PDF). Booking is now closed.

London Arts Theatre fears it will not survive street redevelopment

17th April 2008

Read more at the London Evening Standard.
London Arts Theatre fears it will not survive street.
Published: 17 April 2008

Liverpool’s Everyman ‘owns its future'

16th April 2008

Read more at The Stage.
Liverpool’s Everyman ‘owns its future’.
Published: 16 April 2008

Derby Hippodrome High Court judgment welcomed by The Theatres Trust

10th April 2008

Mhora Samuel, Director of The Theatres Trust attended the High Court hearing held today in London where Derby City Council (claimant) applied for an injunction to prevent the owner of the Derby Hippodrome (respondent) from carrying out further demolition of the theatre. In the three and a half hour hearing the owner continued to assert that his experts declared the building was unsafe and required demolition, contrary to the views of the Council and English Heritage who considered that the building was safe to the public on the street and could be saved.

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Credits roll at Doncaster's old theatre

10th April 2008

Read more at BBC News
Credits roll at Doncaster’s old theatre
Published: 10 April 2008

Campaigners gearing up to save Hexagon theatre

9th April 2008

The Hexagon Theatre, within Hall Garth School, is earmarked for demolition along with the school itself as part of the Building Schools for the Future (BSF) plan. Hall Garth and neighbouring King’s Manor will make way for a new superschool accommodating both sets of pupils, if the proposals go ahead.

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Streetscape showing the Crown Theatre, Peckham, circa 1905
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