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Julian Bird, chief executive of SOLT

UK drama training is at “huge risk” because of funding pressures, Society of London Theatre chief executive Julian Bird has claimed. Bird, speaking at a...

Around 500 people have signed a petition calling on ITV and the Society of London Theatre to broadcast next year’s Olivier Awards in full. The...
Kevin Spacey: a bridge too far? Photo: Pamela Raith Photography

Tabard does enjoy a good awards ceremony, and none more so than the Oliviers. All the great and good of Theatreland were at the Royal...

New work made up more than half of all productions staged in 2013, according to research into the output of 273 venues around the...

West End workers have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a new three-year pay deal negotiated between backstage union BECTU and the Society of London...

West End strike action that had been threatened by backstage workers has been averted, after an agreement over pay was reached between union BECTU...

The Society of London Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe and the Royal College of Music are among organisations who will adopt new London-specific web addresses. The domain...

West End theatres are facing the threat of strike action from backstage workers after negotiations over a new pay deal broke down. Backstage union BECTU...

Actors are demanding a “substantial” pay rise of up to 10% from theatre managers in the West End as part of a four-year deal...

Caro Newling, co-founder of independent production company Neal Street Productions, has been named as the Society of London Theatre’s new president. She replaces Mark Rubinstein,...

Students from 15 drama schools have been awarded a total of almost £53,000 from bursaries presented by the Society of London Theatre, which are...

Gemma Arterton and Stephen Mangan will host this year's Olivier Awards on April 13. The ceremony takes place at the Royal Opera House, and the...

Industry figures have welcomed confirmation of a major new UK theatre tax relief scheme by the government, describing it as a “monumental” development that...

So, the Society of London Theatre has released its 2013 results and its a tenth consecutive year of record box office, plus more attendances...

London’s major commercial and subsidised theatres have reported their 10th consecutive year of record box office takings, with more people visiting theatre in the...

The upkeep of London’s historic theatres, apart from being a safety issue, is a matter of national economic importance. In the light of the ceiling collapse at the Apollo Theatre last month, this can no longer be brushed aside as purely a matter for the private sector, argues Peter Longman

The Society of London Theatre has confirmed that all major theatre owners have up-to-date safety certificates and will remain open following last night’s incident...

Leading entertainment lawyer Neil Adleman has said that the theatre tax reliefs that were proposed in the Autumn Statement last week could be "more...