Rescue package signed for the Byre Theatre in Fife

Byre Theatre Under the new deal the theatre will hold lectures for students at St Andrews University

St Andrews University has signed a 25-year lease as part of a rescue package of the Byre Theatre in Fife.

The historic theatre in St Andrews was forced to close last year because of funding problems.

The rescue package sees Fife Council lease the theatre to St Andrews University which will then run it.

The theatre - which was founded in a cowshed in the 1930s - closed in January 2013 with the loss of a number of jobs.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Edinburgh, Fife and East

Weather

Edinburgh

Min. Night 1 °C

Features

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.