Theatre APPG

First Registered: 31/07/2019 • Last updated on: 15/06/2022

To support the resilience and relevance of theatre in the UK for audiences, society and the industry. To identify and debate potential opportunities and issues for theatre in the UK. To support parliamentarians' understanding of the theatre and performing arts industry at a national and local level.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.
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11 Current APPG Officers
Lord Kerslake Portrait
Lord Kerslake
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 31st July 2019
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Giles Watling MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA.

Email: giles.watling.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Hannah Gagen, Society of London Theatre, 32 Rose Street, London WC2E 9ET. Tel: 020 7557 6708

Email: hannah@soltukt.co.uk

Secretariat:

Society of London Theatre and UK Theatre jointly act as the group's secretariat. https://solt.co.uk/ and https://uktheatre.org/

Group's Website:

https://uktheatre.org/theatreappg

Date
14 Jan 2022
Source
Society of London Theatre
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 14/01/2022 To : 13/01/2023
Value
£1,501
Date
14 Jan 2022
Source
UK Theatre
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 14/01/2022 To : 13/01/2023
Value
£1,501
Date
14 Jan 2021
Source
Society of London Theatre
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 14/01/2021 To : 13/01/2022
Value
£1,501
Date
14 Jan 2021
Source
UK Theatre
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 14/01/2021 To : 13/01/2022
Value
£1,501
Date
14 Jan 2020
Source
Society of London Theatre
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 14/01/2020 To : 13/01/2021
Value
£9,001
Date
14 Jan 2020
Source
UK Theatre
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 14/01/2020 To : 13/01/2021
Value
£9,001
Date
1 Jul 2019
Source
Society of London Theatre
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 01/07/2019 To : 30/06/2020
Value
£9,001
Date
1 Jul 2019
Source
UK Theatre
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 01/07/2019 To : 30/06/2020
Value
£9,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Theatre APPG

Former APPG Officers
Baroness Hamwee Portrait
Baroness Hamwee
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Tracy Brabin Portrait
Tracy Brabin
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Former Member for Batley and Spen
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 21st April 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Matt Western Portrait
Matt Western
Vice Chair
Labour - Warwick and Leamington
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 16th December 2020