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£3m upgrade of The Cut in London unveiled

12th March 2008

Kevin Spacey, artistic director of The Old Vic, has cut a ribbon to mark the completion of the £3 million project to improve the pedestrian environment along The Cut, which boasts renowned Old Vic as well as the Young Vic theatres.

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Confirmation that London Astoria Theatre will close

12th March 2008

Read more at NME Online.
Confirmation that London Astoria Theatre will close.
Published: 12 March 2008


London confirmed as ‘world cultural leader’

12th March 2008

A new report, commissioned by the London Development Agency, ‘London – A Cultural Audit’ has confirmed that London leads the cultural way in relation to other major world cities, with theatre at the top of the list.

It is the first quantitative comparison of London’s cultural environment with four other major world cities – New York, Paris, Tokyo and Shanghai. With more museums and galleries, more theatres and concert halls, and more music venues and cinemas, London is ahead on many indicators, from ‘high art’ to popular culture.

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Owner of new theatre for Islington is revealed

12th March 2008

Read more at the London Evening Standard.
Owner of new theatre for Islington is revealed.
Published: 12 March 2008


Harrogate's historic theatre may falter post ACE budget cuts

11th March 2008

A Harrogate MP has warned that budget cuts for the town’s theatre could have a “potentially catastrophic effect”. Harrogate Theatre recently lost its appeal against the Art Council’s decision to cut its annual funding from £409,000 to £150,000.

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London 2012 announces its plans for the Cultural Olympiad

11th March 2008

London 2012 will open its doors through a network of Creative Programmers around the country, to respond to ideas and proposals from all kinds of large and small organisations wishing to participate in the Cultural Olympiad.

This is a first. No other Cultural Olympiad has opened to everyone to participate on such a scale. And it is introducing a new official ‘Inspire’ mark, which means that those selected projects can be really part of the Games, promoted around the world.

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London's Royal Opera House celebrates its 150 years of excellence

10th March 2008

Read more at The Evening Standard
London’s Royal Opera House celebrates its 150 years of excellence
Published: 10 March 2008


Progress at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

7th March 2008

Read more at Thame Gazette.
Progress at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre.
Published: 7 March 2008


Edinburgh Kings Theatre plans its future

7th March 2008

Read more at Edinburgh Evening Awards.
Edinburgh Kings Theatre plans its future.
Published: 7 March 2008


DLA Architecture's Stage@Leeds complete

7th March 2008

DLA Architecture has completed work on its £3.3 million Stage@Leeds building for Leeds University School of Performance & Cultural Industries. The scheme, within the main university campus, features a public performance theatre, an experimental working theatre, workshops, backstage facilities, administration and staff offices, and postgraduate research spaces.

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