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.
1. Theatre Accessibility
05/06/2019 - Parliamentary Research
Found: Library Briefing Sally Dray | 5 June 2019 Theatre Accessibility QSD on 11 June 2019 This briefing
2. East Kilbride Rep Theatre Club
23/03/2020 - Early Day Motions
Found: East Kilbride Rep Theatre Club on reaching its 65th anniversary; commends the theatre club for presenting
UK Theatre and Society of London Theatre response: Economic impact of coronavirus
4. Support the culture sector by launching a “Visit a Theatre, To Help Out” scheme
10/08/2020 - Petitions
Found: We’re calling on Government to launch a “Visit a Theatre, To Help Out” scheme similar to the initiative
UK Theatre Association : Other related Documents
1. Theatre Market
11/06/2019 - Lords Chamber
1: assessment they have made of the operation of the theatre market in (1) London, and (2) elsewhere in the - Speech Link
2: debate on the state of British theatre, particularly the London theatre, which attracts millions of tourists - Speech Link
2. Covid-19: Regional Theatres
28/09/2020 - Lords Chamber
1: My Lords, the first theatre I ever attended was the beautiful Grand Theatre in Blackpool. Like many - Speech Link
2: heart of the issue. I would like to widen regional theatre to include music and, indeed, opera. I have a young - Speech Link
3: Minister explain why all those who work in the theatre are not eligible for the Chancellor’s new job support - Speech Link
3. Arts, Culture and Heritage: Support Package
07/07/2020 - Commons Chamber
1: Trust, which I visited yesterday, and the National Theatre, but it will also support lesser known but equally - Speech Link
2: crown, every town and city lucky enough to have a theatre that is a precious part of the local economy must - Speech Link
3: One-metre social distancing does not work in the theatre sector, which would have to run at 20% capacity - Speech Link
4. Cultural Attractions: Contribution to Local Economy
06/10/2020 - Westminster Hall
1: signposting as to when they will be able to open. Theatre productions, for example, have lead times often - Speech Link
2: such as the Prince’s theatre, the West Cliff theatre and my own Frinton summer theatre, which I used to run - Speech Link
3: important to note that places such as the Sherman theatre in Cardiff, which is in the constituency of my - Speech Link
5. Skills for Theatre (Communications Committee Report)
16/05/2018 - Grand Committee
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