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English Theatre Building – Latest Designs

Architecture News – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

23 Nov 2017
The Royal Shakespeare Company Courtyard Theatre – The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon, central England
Design: Ian Ritchie Architects Ltd
RSC Courtyard Theatre
Entrance – photo © Stewart Hemley
Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
The Other Place (TOP) at the RSC in Stratford upon Avon began in the 1970s as a small new writing studio theatre in a tin shed. It was rebuilt as a brick building in the 1980s and in 2005 Ian Ritchie Architects designed the temporary 1040 seat Courtyard Theatre adjacent to the brick “TOP”.

22 Jun 2017
LiveWorks Newcastle, Broad Chare, Quayside, Newcastle, Northeast England
Design: Flanagan Lawrence
LiveWorks Newcastle Building
image courtesy of architects
LiveWorks Newcastle Theatre
This building, part of Live Theatre’s evolving cultural quarter in Newcastle upon Tyne, has been recognised with an RIBA National Award. The scheme has already received a RIBA Northeast Regional Award, the RIBA NorthEast Conservation Award and the RIBA Northeast Client of the Year Award. The National Award was announced yesterday.

9 Mar 2015
The House in Plymouth, Plymouth University, Plymouth
Design: Burwell Deakins Architects
The House In Plymouth
photograph © Christopher Heaney
The House in Plymouth
Completion of a new £4.3m performing arts centre for Plymouth University, located on its city centre campus.

15 Jul 2013
400 Hall Theatre, Derbyshire, northern England
Design: Avery Associates
Repton School 400 Hall Theatre
photo : Tim Soar
Avery Associates Architects’ new 400 Hall Theatre at Repton School has just won a Royal Institute of British Architects East Midlands Regional Award, and its Building of the Year Award, the top prize for the region. Last year, it won the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Design and Innovation Award and the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists Gold Award for Technical Excellence.

13 Jun 2012
New Chester Theatre Building, Northwest England
Design: Bennetts Associates Architects
Chester Theatre Building
The award-winning team behind the transformation of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s world-famous home at Stratford-upon-Avon is to provide the concept design of Chester’s new theatre. Council chiefs today (Wednesday) raised the curtain on a star cast assembled to produce a guiding vision for the Borough’s £38m showpiece. Bennetts Associates Architects – one of the UK’s leading architectural practices – will work on the concept design, supported by specialist theatre consultants Charcoalblue and multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy Buro Happold.

English Theatre Buildings

Theater Designs in England, alphabetical:

Curve – Leicester Theatre & Performing Arts Centre
Design: Rafael Vinoly Architects
Curve Leicester
photo : Peter Cook/View
Curve Theatre

Plymouth Theatre Royal, Cornwall
Design: Ian Ritchie Architects
Plymouth Theatre Royal
photo from Ian Ritchie Architects
Plymouth Theatre Royal

The Royal Shakespeare Company Courtyard Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Design: Ian Ritchie Architects Ltd
Stratford-upon-Avon theatre
photo from Ian Ritchie Architects
RSC Courtyard Theatre

Royal Shakespeare Theatre – redevelopment, Stratford-upon-Avon
Design: Bennetts Associates
Royal Shakespeare Theatre Stratford-upon-Avon
image © Peter Cook
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Snape Maltings Campus Buildings incl. Britten Studio + Jerwood Kiln Studio, Suffolk
Design: Haworth Tompkins
Snape Maltings
photograph : Philip Vile
Snape Maltings

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UK Centre for Carnival Arts, Luton
Design: Ash Sakula Architects
Carnival Arts Centre Luton
photo : Morley von Sternberg

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Beetham Tower Manchester
building – photo © Adrian Welch

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