The Theatres Trust announces six new trustees

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama is pleased to announce that both its Principal, Professor Gavin Henderson CBE, as well as the Vice-Chairman of its Board of Governors, Peter Roberts, have been appointed by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport as trustees of The Theatres Trust.

Established by The Theatres Trust Act of 1976, The Theatres Trust is the National Advisory Public Body for theatres, committed to promoting the better protection of theatres.  It is a statutory consultee on theatre buildings in the planning system, provides expert advice on the sustainable development of theatre buildings and helps promote awareness and solutions for theatres at risk. It champions all theatres, historic, contemporary and new in theatre use, in other uses or disused. The Theatres Trust’s central London Theatreland-based Resource Centre provides access to a specialist theatre buildings Reference Library including books and architectural plans.

Official press release announcing the appointments