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Every gift we receive supports our work on stage and behind the scenes – commissioning writers, making new productions possible, supporting and nurturing future generations of talented young writers and performers, reach out to new audiences and use theatre to enrich people’s lives in many ways including: 


Donations in many forms - one-off donations, when you’ve had a windfall or feel passionately about something, or just rounding up the price of tickets you buy - all add up quickly and Live Theatre today is a testament to the strength of support we’ve received throughout our history. 

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Leaving a portion of your estate or your residual estate to Live Theatre in your Will.  Letting us know of your intention to make a gift in your Will enables you to join our honorary Living Legacy circle and gives us the opportunity to thank and recognise your support during your lifetime. To have a confidential conversation about leaving a Legacy to Live Theatre please call (0191) 269 3498 or 3499 or email us using the link below    

Live Theatre is a registered charity (North East Theatre Trust Ltd, Charity no. 513771).

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"Live Theatre continues to be the most important new writing company outside London and one of British Theatre’s best kept secrets.”

Lee Hall
  • Arts Council England
  • Community Foundation
  • European Regional Development Fund
  • National Lottery Fund
  • National Lottery Fund
  • National Lottery Fund