Funded theatre organizations' income in England 2017/18, by type

This statistic displays the income of theatre organisations receiving regular funding from Arts Council England in the financial year 2017/18, by income type. During this period theatres in England received over 113 million British pounds in subsidies from the Arts Council. In addition they earned around 344 million British pounds through their own artistic, educational and supplementary activities.

Arts Council England is the national development agency providing government and lottery funding for the arts in England.

Annual income of theatres subsidized by Arts Council England in financial year 2017/18, by type

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Release date

October 2018


United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

April 2017 to March 2018

Number of respondents

160 respondents

Special properties

Theaters receiving regular funding from ACE

Supplementary notes

Based on all theater organizations receiving regular funding from Arts Council England (ACE) as a National Portfolio Organization.

To view the data within the source material, go to Table 1 and select 'Theatre' under 'Discipline'.

Definitions according to the source are as follows:
Earned income: All income generated by the organizations own artistic, educational and supplementary activity, including trading income and bank interest.
Arts Council England subsidy: Includes both government and lottery funding.
Contributed income: Includes sponsorships from business organizations, income from corporate membership schemes, trusts or foundations and the general public (where no benefit is received in return).
Local authority subsidy: All subsidies received from local authorities including revenue and project funding (not capital projects).
Other public subsidy: All other public sources including grants from universities, research bodies and other arts funding bodies, development corporation funding and revenue direct from central and/or European governments (not capital projects).

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