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Theatre Building Fund Appeal Makes Shortlist

The People’s Theatre, an LTG member theatre, has been shortlisted in a national competition for their Redevelopment Scheme. The volunteer team at the People’s Theatre in Newcastle upon Tyne are appealing for votes to help them win £150,000 towards its redevelopment from building merchants Jewson. The People’s Theatre is the only theatre shortlisted alongside 12 other schemes [...]

And The Wheels Went Round – The Questors Theatre Reminiscence

And The Wheels Went Round – The Questors Theatre Reminiscence The PlayBack team was delighted to present an excerpt from a Reminiscence Roadshow at the 70th Anniversary Conference at The Crescent Theatre. After the event, several people asked me for a little more information and below is a link to the introduction I gave before [...]

Shakespeare Summer School

Shakespeare Summer School, Queen Mary University of London 3 July – 11 August Those who attended the first Open Stages Workshop at The Questors may recall RSC Associate Director Helen Lebique. She is directing a very exciting five-and-a-half week programme – Shakespeare: Performance and Practice over the summer. It will offer conservatoire-style theatre training combined [...]

70th Anniversary Conference

The 70th Anniversary Conference held at the Crescent Theatre 0ver the weekend 8th -10th April 2016 attracted one of the largest numbers of delegates in recent years.  The Conference entitled “Thinking Back – Looking Forward” was a great success for the LTG and it was great to see so many ” first timers” at this [...]

Serious Threat to Lisbon Players

   Our overseas member, Lisbon Players, are once again under threat of losing their theatre premises. Estrela Hall is part of large plot of land and buildings owned by the British Government in the heart of Lisbon. Lisbon Players have been in occupation for 70 years, and have made the place their own, providing English-speaking [...]