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.
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 (2013/14) our annual income was £61.3m.
Public investment from Arts Council England grants totalled £15.7m, which made up 26% of total funding. The remaining 74.% we generated ourselves, including box office income (£32.5m) and commercial trading activity such as retail and catering (£5.5m). We also raised £3.9m through corporate sponsorship and charitable donations from private individuals, trusts and foundations:
There's more detailed information about our annual accounts in our Annual Report, but this is our how income and expenditure works: