The Theatres Trust

Pop-up pub for historic EMD cinema foyer in London to open to public

10th December 2015

The Theatres Trust has been mentioned in Guardian Series.

The foyer of the former Granada theatre and EMD cinema is set to open for the first time to the public since 2003 with a pop-up pub today.

The Theatres Trust warned in September this year that delays could threaten the building, when the Grade II* listed site in Hoe Street, Walthamstow, was placed on its 2015 ‘Buildings at Risk’ register.

Pop-up pub for historic EMD cinema foyer to open to public today
Published 10 December 2015


Birmingham Rep ‘seriously threatened’ by 30% cut

10th December 2015

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Birmingham Rep ‘seriously threatened’ by 30% cut
Published 10 December 2015


Delight as Worcester's Swan Theatre gets 25-year council deal

10th December 2015

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Delight as Worcester’s Swan Theatre gets 25-year council deal
Published 10 December 2015


David Brownlee: Data shows that theatre thrives despite the cuts

10th December 2015

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David Brownlee: Data shows that theatre thrives despite the cuts
Published 10 December 2015


Guildford Shakespeare Company says it was given little notice about Electric Theatre

9th December 2015

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Little notice was given that Guildford’s Electric Theatre was up for grabs
Published 9 December 2015


Shakespeare theatre development for Prescot debated by MPs

9th December 2015

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Shakespeare theatre development for Prescot debated by MPs
Published 9 December 2015


New Thameside Theatre complex unlikely to remain in Orsett Road, but will stay in Grays

9th December 2015

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New Thameside Theatre complex unlikely to remain in Orsett Road… but will stay in Grays
Published 9 December 2015


Why necessity is the mother of inventive theatre

9th December 2015

Mhora Samuel, Director of The Theatres Trust has been mentioned in Theatre Blog – The Guardian.

A lack of resources can spur theatre companies on to greater creativity and engagement with different audiences.

If theatre-makers are locked out of working in particular buildings, however hard they knock on the door, it can make them look for other places with interesting results. Mhora Samuel’s recent riposte to Nick Starr’s assertion that the West End has too few spaces suited to the needs of contemporary 21st century theatre pointed to the range of different kinds of spaces available for different kinds of shows. But one of the difficulties of staging work in the West End, or touring throughout the UK, is that many of the available buildings require work of a particular scale and therefore a particular kind too – so those spaces are defining and shaping the work that is made.

Why necessity is the mother of inventive theatre
Published 9 December 2015


Friends of Dudley Hippodrome pledge not to give up fight to save venue from bulldozers

9th December 2015

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Friends of Dudley Hippodrome pledge not to give up fight to save landmark from bulldozers
Published 9 December 2015


Gigs scrapped after Shepherd's Bush Empire in London confirms closure

8th December 2015

Read the story at Get West London
Gigs scrapped after Shepherd’s Bush Empire confirms closure for essential repair work
Published 8 December 2015


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