Arts Council England

Write to Play teams up with North West Theatres for Second Year

Write to Play is a new writing initiative committed to developing the skills and experience of Deaf and disabled writers.

Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme candidates announced
By Editorial Staff

The programme is the longest-running training scheme for emerging directors

Brian Cox, Wayne McGregor, Jamie XX, and Kevin MacDonald in first MIF 2015 Shows

Manchester International Festival announces the first three shows for the 2015 Festival, the fifth edition of the world's only biennial of new commissions and special events.

Oldham Coliseum's Mist in the Mirror set for Yorkshire tour

Ian Kershaw adapts Susan Hill's classic tale, set for Coliseum, followed by Yorkshire tour, thanks to Arts Council funding.

An Open Letter to Arts Council England regarding the cut to Orange Tree Theatre's funding
By Andrew Macbean

Andrew Macbean, Chair of W&SW London Equity Branch, asks Sir Peter Bazalgette to explain the 100% cut to the Orange Tree Theatre's funding

SheffieldTheatres' Lyceum closes for £1.9 million redevelopment
By Dan Meyers

Major refurbishment aims to increase attendances by 15% in the next 5 years

West Yorkshire Playhouse announces new season
By Ron Simpson

Autumn/Winter in Leeds promises a mix of challenging new work and family favourites

Catherine Love: Transforming the funding landscape

Does the Arts Council need to start looking beyond buildings and offering more support directly to theatre-makers?

Success in Ipswich's New WolseyTheatre bid for national portfolio funding

The New Wolsey Theatre has announced that its application to Arts Council England for National Portfolio funding has been successful.