English Touring Theatre

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English Touring Theatre is a major touring theatre company based in London, England. ETT is the only touring company subsidised to produce work for larger theatres in England.[1]


English Touring Theatre was founded in 1993 by Stephen Unwin.[2] In 2008, the directorship of the company was taken over by Rachel Tackley, making ETT the first producer-led touring theatre company in the UK.[3]


Recent awards for English Touring Theatre include:


  • Theatre Awards UK Best Touring Production - for Anne Boleyn[4]



Digital Theatre[edit]

ETT was one of the organisations which collaborated in the launch of Digital Theatre, a project of recording and distributing theatre performance digitally. The first performance filmed and released was 'Far From the Madding Crowd'.[8]


  1. ^ "The Company - About ETT - English Touring Theatre". Ett.org.uk. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  2. ^ Nuala Calvi (2007-03-14). "The Stage / News / Unwin to resign as English Touring Theatre director". Thestage.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  3. ^ Alistair Smith (2007-06-26). "The Stage / News / Tackley takes on English Touring Theatre". Thestage.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  4. ^ Theatre Awards UK Winners 2012
  5. ^ "FEATURE: The Public Reviews’ best of 2011". The Public Reviews. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  6. ^ The Stage 100 Awards - winners (2011-01-06). "The Stage / Newsblog / The Stage 100 Awards - winners". Blogs.thestage.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  7. ^ a b "CATS: 2010–11 winners". Criticsawards.theatrescotland.com. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  8. ^ "Leading theatres launch downloadable shows". Official London Theatre Guide. Retrieved 2010-02-15. 

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