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TM Theatres Magazine

TM is the quarterly magazine on theatres, published by The Theatres Trust.

Each issue contains a mixture of features, reports, opinion, news and profiles, highlighting important developments and debates.

Topics include the planning of theatres, architecture & design, theatre use, theatres in regeneration, historic theatres, showcase features, theatres news, planning casework, and reviews. You can purchase the current issue (£4.95 plus p+p) or a back issue (£3.00 plus p+p).

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Current Issue

TM Issue 37: Autumn 2013

Included in this issue:
Theatres Under Threat, Theatre Protection Fund Small Grants Scheme, Showcase: Wilton’s Music Hall, The rich Heritage of the music hall, Brighton Hippodrome and lots more interesting images and updates from around the country.

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Back Issues

TM Issue 36: Summer 2013

TM Summer 2013 Front Cover Included in this issue:

Thriving Theatres
by Vikki Heywood CBE

Q&A with Nick Boles MP
with Nick Boles

My Theatre Matters!
by David Brownlee

Showcase: St. James Theatre
by Edmund Wilson

Regenerating Theatre Royal Plymouth
by Jack Mellor

Chester new theatre
by Graham Lister


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TM Issue 35: Spring 2013

TM Front Cover Spring 2013 Included in this issue:

Eyes on the Albany Theatre, Coventry
by David Meredith

Looking ahead to thriving theatres
by Mhora Samuel

Small Grants Scheme
by Kate Carmichael

Showcase: Paines Plough Roundabout
by Lucy Osborne

Shakespearean Playhouse Development
by Julian Bowsher

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TM Issue 34: Winter 2012

Winter 2012 Included in this issue:

The Milton Rooms, Malton
by Tom Tyson

Theatres at Risk
by Mark Price

Theatres Protection Fund Small Grants Scheme
by Kate Carmichael

Showcase: Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
by Georgina Newell

Bexhill Community Playhouse
by David Royston-Lee

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TM Issue 33: Autumn 2012

TM_33 Cover Image Included in this issue:

The Hippodrome: Restoring a London landmark
by John Riley

Community Assets – Theatres at Risk 2012
by Mark Price

A sustainable future for Hoxton Hall
by Hayley White

Ecovenue
by Tim Atkinson

Showcase: KX Platform Theatre, London
by Andrew Stone

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TM Issue 32: Summer 2012

TM#32 Front Cover Included in this issue:
Delivering Sustainable Theatres
by Mhora Samuel

Theatre Buildings from Vision to Reality
by Alistair Fair and Alan Short

Wales Millennium Centre: A model of sustainability
by Bet Davies

Community Asset Transfer and Tameside Hippodrome
by Keith Dalby-Oldham

How to make your sustainability strategy pay
by Darren Wright and Chris Jofeh

Ecovenue: Assessing DEC data
by Tim Atkinson

Showcase: The MAC, Belfast
by Anne McReynolds

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TM Issue 31: Spring 2012

TM#31 Front Cover Included in this issue:
Newcastle’s Royal Refurbishment
by Peter Hall

Delivering Sustainable Theatres
by Jo Caird

Levy-funded restoration of Nimax theatres
by Martin Spring

60 years of the Century Theatre
by Sallie Wocha

Showcase: Sherman Cymru, Cardiff by Rob Firman

Ecovenue: Taking the temperature of theatres by Tim Atkinson

Ecovenue: Recycling the Bush Theatre by Anthony Newton

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TM Issue 30: Winter 2011

TM#30 Front Cover Included in this issue:
The restoration of Leeds City Varieties
by Dr David Wilmore

The Guthrie thrust stage
by Simon Tait

Creative conservation in practice
by Toby Johnson

Showcase: Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury by Mark Foley

Ecovenue update by Tim Atkinson

Green energy: addressing the gap by Diane Dundon

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TM Issue 29: Autumn 2011

TM#29_Front Cover Included in this issue:
Call for action on planning policy
by Mhora Samuel

The Berry Theatre
by Simon Waite and Richard Bunn

Theatre Buildings at Risk 2011
by Paul Connolly

Showcase: Lyric Theatre, Belfast by Richard Gaston

Ecovenue: The next stage by Tim Atkinson

A festivals guide to carbon management by Ben Twist

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TM Issue 28: Summer 11

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Included in this issue:
Converting Spaces – Creating Theatres
by Joyce McMillan

Finding Space
by Steve Tompkins

Merthyr Tydfil Old Town Hall: the red dragon inspire action
by Ashley Davies

Converting Churches – Creating Theatres
by Tim Atkinson

Ecovenue: out and about
by Tim Atkinson

Showcase:Tobacco Factory Bristol
by George Ferguson

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TM Issue 27: Spring 2011

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Included in this issue:
An Everyman Restoration
by Tim Foster

Planning for change
by Chris Shepley

Conference11: Converting Spaces – Creating Theatres
by Dr Alistair Fair

Ecovenue: assessing energy usage
by Tim Atkinson

Showcase: Corby Cube
by Gavin Green and Paul Crosbie

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TM Issue 26: Winter 2010

Included in this issue:
How green are the valleys?
by Rob Firman

Stages of theatre development
by Flip Tanner

Theatre Buildings: A Design Guide
by Keith Williams and John Campbell

Ecovenue at PLASA 2010
by Tim Atkinson

Showcase: Liverpool Everyman
by Deborah Aydon

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TM Issue 25: Autumn 2010

Included in this issue:
Down by the Waterside Theatre
by Teresa Lane

The Theatres Trust in Northern Ireland
by Anne McReynolds

Planning for cultural provision
by Rose Freeman

Ecovenue: The next twelve venues
by Tim Atkinson

Showcase: The Playhouse, Derry
by Andrzej Blonski

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TM Issue 24: Summer 2010

Included in this issue:
Sustaining theatres
by Matthew Rooke

The Theatre Royal Bristol
by David Wilmore

TBAR register 2010
by Fran Birch

Ecovenue opens for business
by Tim Atkinson

Showcase: Royal Court Liverpool
by Gillian Miller

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TM Issue 23: Spring 2010

Included in this issue:
Designing School Theatres
by Maev Kennedy

Making space for school theatres
by Mark Foley

High performing schools
by David Lloyd Jones

Showcase: Parabola Arts Centre
by Tim Foster

E M Forster Theatre
by Gavin Henry

The Rose remains
by John Earl

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TM Issue 22: Winter 2009

Included in this issue:
Ecovenue
by Mhora Samuel

A brief history of fibrous plasterwork
by Keith Adams

Conference 10: Designing school theatres
by Susan Elkin

Showcase: The Point, Eastleigh
by Jade Mizen

X, why and wow factor
by Jeff Clarke

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TM Issue 21: Autumn 2009

Included in this issue:
A new theatre for the Royal Welsh College
by Hilary Boulding

More pearls on a string: The Channel Route of theatres
by Carsten Jung

Protecting the Palace: Nelson’s hidden treasure
by Mark Price

Showcase: Theatre Royal, Newcastle Upon Tyne
by Philip Bernays

Hull’s new Truck
by John Godber

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TM Issue 20: Summer 2009

Included in this issue:
The value of uncertainty
by Tom Morris

Welcoming theatres
by Bonnie Greer

Some notes on visitor navigation
by Andrew Barker

Birmingham REP & the Library of Birmingham
by Stuart Rogers

Accessibility matters
by Jenny Sealey

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TM Issue 19: Spring 2009

Theatres Magazine Issue 19 Spring 09  thumbnail Included in this issue:
Bringing the West End up to scratch
by Mark Shenton

Conference 09: Experiencing Theatres
by Jonathan Meth

Planning for better theatre protection
by Rose Freeman

The Theatres Trust in Wales
by Dr Phil Clark

Showcase: Blackpool Winter Gardens by Professor Vanessa Toulmin

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