YOUR NEWS – Heart of Hammersmith Rehearsals Underway

YOUR NEWS – Heart of Hammersmith Rehearsals Underway

Heart of Hammersmith company members in rehearsals.  Photo: Nahwand Jaff By Su-Ann Chow-Seegoolam Heart of Hammersmith is the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre’s first large-scale community play celebrating true stories of West London with a cast of over forty local people,...
YOUR NEWS – Beckenham at the End of the Line

YOUR NEWS – Beckenham at the End of the Line

Founded in 1948, asbestos signals the end of 73-year-old amateur theatre venue By Paul Johnson One of the saddest stories I have come across in recent times concerns the demise of Beckenham’s intimate 47-seat theatre situated on the crossroad junction of Bromley Road,...
REOPENING OUR THEATRES

REOPENING OUR THEATRES

Photo: Vernon Bryant Some thoughts from Eddie Redfern, the LTG’s National Liaison Officer… As we come out of lockdown and start to return to rehearsals and putting on plays, have you considered what effect the last fifteen months has had on your members...
GETTING BACK!

GETTING BACK!

Recently, we asked you to send us details of your production plans to reopen and welcome your audiences back into theatres up and down the UK. You haven’t disappointed us. In fact we almost received too many shows to list. There are two points why this news is so big:...
WHY STAY SO TIGHT-LIPPED?

WHY STAY SO TIGHT-LIPPED?

‘Freedom Day’ – originally Monday, 21 June 2021 – was the earliest date when the UK Government was to officially ditch social distancing and all Covid-19 restrictions in England. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, although devolved, usually tend to keep their own...
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