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subsidised theatre

Playwright David Hare has criticised the UK’s highest-funded theatre companies’ failure to tour shows as a “major scandal”. Hare has also hit out at the...

For the first time, the majority of shows in the commercial West End charge more than £100 for their best seats, The Stage’s annual...

Once upon a time, the National would rely on commercial producers to transfer its shows to the West End. Michael Codron and Robert Fox...

The interplay between subsidised and commercial theatre is complex and often confrontational but reaching a fresh understanding is imperative if great art is to...

I used to work in the arts, in marketing. I now work for Waitrose. In the early 2000s, Arts Council England funded something called...

Trevor Nunn has said Arts Council England should have its funding doubled to get theatre to the standard that it should be. Speaking to The...

So it was virtually a clean sweep for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Olivier Awards. It had already set the record...

I know times are tough, and with standstill public subsidies theatres need to be creative when it comes to doing the work they want...

Local authority cuts could lead to a “breakdown” in British theatre, according to the chairman of HQ Theatres Trust. Speaking in a House of Lords...
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