English Touring Theatre

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English Touring Theatre (ETT) 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]

History[edit]

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] Richard Twyman succeeded Tackley to become the company's Artistic Director in November 2016.[4]

Awards[edit]

Awards for English Touring Theatre include:

2016

2015

2014

2012

2011

  • The Public Reviews Best of 2011 Award (joint) – for Tartuffe[7]
  • The Stage 100 Awards – Best Producer[8]
  • Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland Best New Play – for The Three Musketeers and the Princess of Spain[9]
  • Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland Best Ensemble – for The Three Musketeers and the Princess of Spain[9]

2010

  • Theatre Awards UK Renee Stepham Award for Best Presentation of Touring Theatre

Productions[edit]

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.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Company – About ETT – English Touring Theatre". English Touring Theatre. Retrieved 1 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Nuala Calvi (14 March 2007). "Unwin to resign as English Touring Theatre director". The Stage. Retrieved 1 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Alistair Smith (26 June 2007). "Tackley takes on English Touring Theatre". The Stage. Retrieved 1 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Richard Twyman to succeed Rachel Tackley at English Touring Theatre". BBC News. 22 June 2016. Retrieved 18 September 2016. 
  5. ^ a b c "Past Awards & Winners". UK Theatre. Retrieved 19 September 2016.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Winners" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  6. ^ "Theatre Awards UK". West Yorkshire Playhouse. 2012. Retrieved 12 March 2015. [permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "FEATURE: The Public Reviews' best of 2011". The Public Reviews. 4 January 2012. Retrieved 1 August 2012. 
  8. ^ The Stage 100 Awards – winners (6 January 2011). "The Stage 100 Awards – winners". The Stage. Archived from the original on 16 June 2012. Retrieved 1 August 2012. 
  9. ^ a b "CATS: 2010–11 winners". Criticsawards.theatrescotland.com. Retrieved 1 August 2012. 
  10. ^ Alice Weleminsky-Smith (21 November 2014). "Review: Twelfth Night, Richmond Theatre". Reviews. A Younger Theatre. Retrieved 28 November 2014. 
  11. ^ "Twelfth Night". Productions. English Touring Theatre. 2014. Retrieved 28 November 2014. 
  12. ^ Norman, Neil (5 April 2013). "The Misanthrope review, English Touring Theatre, Richmond Threatre [sic]". Daily Express. Retrieved 9 August 2016. 
  13. ^ "The Misanthrope". English Touring Theatre. 2013. Retrieved 9 August 2016. 
  14. ^ "The Sacred Flame". English Touring Theatre. 2012. Retrieved 9 August 2016. 
  15. ^ "The Boy Who Fell Into A Book". Sophie Hunter Central. 27 July 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  16. ^ "ETT Productions". English Touring Theatre. 
  17. ^ "Leading theatres launch downloadable shows". Official London Theatre Guide. Retrieved 15 February 2010. 

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