HC Deb 17 January 1992 vol 201 c705W
Mr. Gregory

To ask the Minister for the Arts if he has any plans to assist towards the establishment of a dance theatre on the present Lyceum theatre site; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Renton

The Foundation for Sport and the Arts has given a grant of £65,000 to the Lyceum theatre dance house project for a preliminary study on the possible operation of the theatre as a national dance theatre. We must now await the outcome of that feasibility study.

I look forward to the eventual restoration of this magnificent, but sadly deteriorated, theatre. Although it is a splendid idea, I understand that the dance house project is not the only possibility for the future of the Lyceum.

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