Ever wondered who pays for the plays? We're thrilled to receive so much support, and always seeking out new opportunities for finance and funding.

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We're a registered charity (number 212481) that relies on a mix of income to fund our artistic programme and help us reach the widest possible audience.

In the last financial year (2014/15) our annual income was £63.9m.

Public investment from Arts Council England grants totalled £15.8m, which made up 25% of total funding. The remaining 75% we generated ourselves, including box office income (£34.3m) and commercial trading activity such as retail and catering (£7m). We also raised £3.6m through corporate sponsorship and charitable donations from private individualstrusts and foundations:

There's more detailed information about our annual accounts in our Annual Review, but this is our how income and expenditure works:

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