News Archive



Save the Crown Eccles campaign have a new YouTube video. £110m on Manchester’s Factory theatre complex and nothing for local crumbling theatres – Northern Powerhouse but without a heart? See it here and play the clip.

Nice to see our VP David Wilmore clambering around Bristol Old Vic’s attic to demonstrate their “thunder run”. Watch it here on the BBC TV News clip.

The Stage is reporting Frank Tugwell’s significant Scarborough Futurist denied listing by Historic England after appeal, and likely to be demolished as planned.
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Matcham’s II* listed Hackney Empire features in the Guardian’s worlds ten best theatres list – view the article here. See inside the Empire with Google’s great virtual tour here.

Explore the Google Cultural Institute and view Theatre, Dance, Music and more worldwide; virtual tours, video clips, exhibits and collections – click or tap link here and try it.

The Stage has a feature on the New Theatre Royal refurbishment in Portsmouth, including some technical details and our plaque on display – follow the link here.

Matcham’s Elephant & Castle Theatre (1879) now Coronet, will close in 2017 – watch the show with us in the old theatre on YouTube (at 1.00 minute in) link here.