The end for Upstairs at the Western? Leicester’s only pub theatre need new management team
Leicester's only pub theatre is looking for a new management team amid fears the successful project could end after just three years.
Upstairs at the Western has brought culture, comedy, music and art to regulars and visitors at The Western pub, in the city's West End.
The venture was developed in 2013 by Verity Bartesch, Sally Jack and Gary Phillpott, directors of the Off the Fence Theatre Company.
They teamed up with volunteers to transform a disused room above the Steamin' Billy Brewery Company Ltd pub, in Western Road, into a thriving professional venue, complete with stage, lights and... read more
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