Derby Playhouse will reopen this September after creditors voted in favour of proposals put forward by the board to take the company out of administration.
The result represents a remarkable turnaround for one of the UK’s major regional producing houses, after it was forced into administration last Christmas when Derby City Council refused to advance the organisation part of its annual grant. Its future looked even bleaker when Arts Council England removed its regular funding status as part of the recent spending round.
Thursday, July 31, 2008
From Alistair Smith for The Stage: