Theatre Green Book

We are living in a climate crisis


If theatre is to be part of the most vital conversation humanity faces, then it has to change its practice.

The Theatre Green Book is an initiative by the whole of theatre to work more sustainably.

The Theatre Green Book is a complete method for sustainable theatre:

A framework for planning

Best practice guidance

Three standards on the path to net zero

A measurement system

It's based on:


Theatre-makers’ practical expertise

Sustainability experts’ methodology

The Theatre Green Book has three areas:





The Theatre Green Book sets four steps to net zero:






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Hiring: Theatre Green Book UK Director

The Theatre Green Book Steering Committee is looking for a Director for Theatre Green Book UK to build on the success of Theatre Green Book and to take it on the next stage of its development as a national resource and network for theatre practitioners across the UK.

12 Month Fixed Term Contract (0.6 FTE / 3 days per week)

Find out more by clicking here

Introduction video: The Theatre Green Book’s background, structure & how you can get started

Reaching Basic Standard on Nye – National Theatre