London theatre news


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In Conversation With Miriam Margolyes

6 July 2020


Miriam Margolyes will be in conversation with Peter Guttridge, exploring stories from her legendary career on stage and screen, raising funds for Omnibus Theatre.


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Government finds £1.57 billion to save UK arts

6 July 2020


At last ... the government finally stumps-up £1.57 billion to protect Britain’s world-class cultural, arts and heritage institutions.


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Theatre Search launched

20 June 2020


Spun Glass Theatre are developing 'Theatre Search' - a free, shared resource available from September for independent producers and touring arts companies.


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Public Campaign for the Arts

18 June 2020


A nationwide, volunteer-led public campaign is underway to support Britain's imperilled performing arts industry - see how you can help ...


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Open letter calls for government support

18 June 2020


Theatres on the "brink of ruin" force industry leaders and a host of top flight actors and creatives to write an open letter asking for government help.


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House to House from Brixton House

30 May 2020


Brixton House is due to open in Spring 2021 - in the meantime, it's looking back to its Ovalhouse days with 4 virtual reality shows being released during June.


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What's happening at ... Park Theatre?

30 May 2020


Park Theatre has been awarded an Arts Council England Emergency Support Grant of £35k and has reached the half-way stage in its Park Life campaign.


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What's happening at ... Jermyn Street Theatre?

19 May 2020


Jermyn Street Theatre gets support from Arts Council England and announces a series of new online projects.


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Riverside Studios - charity quiz nights

14 May 2020


Riverside Studios continues its series of star-hosted online quizzes to raise funds for Riverside Trust and Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.


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Riverside Studios to host charity quiz nights

22 April 2020


Riverside Studios launches a series of star-hosted online quizzes to raise funds for Riverside Trust and Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.


London theatre closures

11 April 2020


All London theatres both in the West End and beyond are closed. Read more about developments and how you can help the theatre sector in these difficult times.


Jermyn Street Theatre Flooded

9 April 2020


After successfully reaching its initial £10,000 target in a public fundraising campaign, Jermyn Street Theatre was severely flooded on Wednesday 8 April.


Theatre closures and show postponements

16 March 2020


Catch-up with the latest about London theatre closures and show postponements in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.


Fundraising at Applecart Arts

16 March 2020


Applecart Arts have launched a crowdfunding campaign to support the redevelopment and renovation of their building, the Harold Road Centre in Upton Park, Newham.


BAC - world's first Relaxed Venue

10 February 2020


Battersea Arts Centre becomes the world's first Relaxed Venue, radically embedding access and inclusivity across all its activities, opening-up the venue to more people.


Persona - opening production at Riverside Studios

18 November 2019



Redevelopment project at CPT

4 November 2019



Ovalhouse seeks new artistic director

23 October 2019



Tabard Theatre relaunches as Chiswick Playhouse

9 October 2019



Artistic Director to leave Iris Theatre

30 July 2019



New literary manager for The Space

22 July 2019



New patron for Omnibus Theatre

7 February 2019



Launch of the Chapel Playhouse

16 December 2018



Madani Younis announces departure from Bush Theatre

5 September 2018



New Artistic Director at The Bunker

4 September 2018





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