Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch (QTH) is the only producing theatre serving Outer East London & South Essex, with a catchment area of 1 million+ people, 61% of which are from underserved areas.
Winner of London Theatre of the Year 2020 (The Stage Awards), the first Outer London theatre recipient, QTH reaches 220,000 people annually with a vision of ‘Great home grown theatre at the heart of a changing community’.
In the most competitive Arts Council England round to date, QTH recently secured a historic 71% three year funding increase, much needed extra support to support the next ambitious phase of development, which aims to:
relentlessly prioritise addressing the under representation of those people QTH works with & serves, including an increasing focus on
D/deaf & disabled artists & participants
increasingly work in different ways off site to engage with new people, often hyper locally in underserved places
ambitiously address environmental responsibility in the stories QTH tells & the ways & environment in which these are made & told
place QTH firmly at the heart of cultural place making within its sub region through the international, national, regional & local partnerships it facilitates & engages in
secure the future of the award winning 21st century producing theatre QTH has developed into during the last 5 years, through increased levels of public & private investment