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Seat Pricing & Advertising

The Society of London Theatre recently received a complaint from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) regarding the use of the expression “top price seats” in a marketing e-flyer. The complaint was on the basis that the “top price seats” advertised in the e-flyer were not actually the highest price seats on offer as premium seats [...]

Visit the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Why not spend a great day on the Bankside soaking in the atmosphere of Jacobean Theatre at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse?  This is an idea from Sandra Simpson (who has organised our Globe Theatre weekends) and is a great way to attend some lectures and then watch a perfomance of John Ford’s “Broken Heart”.  The date is Saturday 18th April 2015 and more [...]

UK Theatre – LTG Joins

The LTG has just become affiliated to UK Theatre, the leading professional body for theatre practitioners. Part of the negotiated package has given the opportunity for anyone employed in any of our theatres in a management or technical role to be a professional member of the UK Theatre.  A special application form for professional membership [...]

Questors rename Playhouse the Judi Dench Playhouse

“This year marks the 50th anniversary of our main performance space – the Playhouse. As part of the anniversary celebrations your Board of Trustees is honoured and excited to announce that our President, Dame Judi Dench, has agreed to our proposal that the Playhouse be renamed as the Judi Dench Playhouse. Our Playhouse will be [...]

Welcome to the Bear Pit Theatre

The company was founded in 2008 to bring amateur arts, and in particular theatre, together in town and acquired its present premises, a former church hall, in 2012.     The Bear Pit Theatre has an auditorium seating 100 and presents 5 to 7 productions each season, recent plays include “When We Are Married”, “Talking Heads”, “Stepping [...]