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Thursday, April 16, 2020

Coronavirus: Matthew Bourne productions to be broadcast on TV by Georgia Snow

Matthew Bourne shows including Romeo and Juliet, Swan Lake and The Car Man will be screened on Sky Arts as part of

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Coronavirus: Graeae and Jack Thorne collaborate on digital lockdown programme by Georgia Snow

Disabled-led theatre company Graeae has announced plans for a three-month digital programme designed to celebrate D/deaf and disabled artists. Harry Potter playwright

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Coronavirus: Future of rural touring at risk as 1,000 performances cancelled by Georgia Snow

More than 1,000 performances in rural communities have already been cancelled as a result of coronavirus, leaving many organisations at risk of

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Coronavirus: Leading drama schools move teaching online for remainder of academic year by Georgia Snow

Top UK drama schools including RADA and Arts Educational Schools London have shifted all teaching online at least until September. The move

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Coronavirus: West End transfer of The Watsons cancelled by Georgia Snow

The West End transfer of Laura Wade’s The Watsons has been cancelled due to the impact of the coronavirus shutdown, producers have

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Coronavirus: David Tennant backs RSC campaign to create global Shakespeare community by Georgia Snow

The Royal Shakespeare Company has launched what it is describing as the largest ever celebration of the playwright’s work by audiences. Backed

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Coronavirus: SOLT and Equity strike West End pay deal by Georgia Snow

An agreement has been reached between Equity and the Society of London Theatre to support actors and stage management working in the

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Coronavirus: Caryl Churchill and Inua Ellams contribute to new writing podcast The Lockdown Plays by Georgia Snow

New short plays by Caryl Churchill, Inua Ellams and Simon Stephens are being recorded for a podcast developed in isolation. The plays

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Coronavirus: ENO’s costume department sews scrubs for NHS workers by Georgia Snow

English National Opera’s in-house costume department has begun making scrubs for the NHS while the company’s shows are on hold. Costume staff

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Thursday, April 9, 2020

Burst pipe causes severe flooding at Jermyn Street Theatre by Georgia Snow

London’s Jermyn Street Theatre has been flooded after a pipe in a neighbouring building burst. The fringe venue, on Jermyn Street in

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Coronavirus: RSC’s Swan Theatre to remain closed until autumn by Georgia Snow

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s Swan Theatre will remain closed until the autumn due to the financial impact of the coronavirus crisis, it

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Coronavirus: Podcast play competition to offer £150 prize every two weeks by Georgia Snow

A fortnightly writing competition has been launched to find new short plays that will be released as podcasts throughout the lockdown period.

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Coronavirus: BBC to broadcast Headlong’s digital plays by Georgia Snow

Headlong’s isolation-inspired new-writing project has announced a partnership with the BBC, which will broadcast the digital plays as part of its quarantine

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Coronavirus: DCMS committee launches inquiry into impact of pandemic on culture sector by Georgia Snow

A parliamentary inquiry has been launched into the impact of Covid-19 on the culture sector, with the industry being called upon to

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Coronavirus: Stage Management Association creates buddy scheme to connect isolated theatre workers by Georgia Snow

The Stage Management Association has launched a buddy scheme for stage managers in isolation, to bring together people who are unable to

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Coronavirus: Artrix arts centre becomes first to cease trading due to financial hit of pandemic by Georgia Snow

Artrix arts centre in Bromsgrove is to close permanently because of the financial impact of coronavirus. The Worcestershire organisation stopped receiving regular

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Coronavirus: National Theatre Wales plans digital programme to offer audiences live performance at home by Georgia Snow

National Theatre Wales is partnering with Welsh-language theatre company Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru and Cardiff’s Sherman Theatre on an initiative aiming to re-imagine

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Monday, April 6, 2020

Coronavirus: West End theatres to remain closed until at least May 31 by Georgia Snow

West End theatres will not reopen until June at the earliest due to the coronavirus crisis, it has been confirmed. The Society

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Coronavirus: Concerns grow that audiences may be reluctant to return to gathering in theatres by Georgia Snow

Artistic directors have expressed fears that theatre audiences may be hesitant to return to public gatherings once lockdown rules are relaxed. Venues

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Coronavirus: Theatre leaders outline challenges as venues remain dark by Georgia Snow

As the UK grapples with life under lockdown, theatres across the country are being forced to ask how and what their operation

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Coronavirus: Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s live Fleabag show to be streamed online for charity by Georgia Snow

The live production of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag is to be made available online to raise money for charity, as the writer and

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Jo Stevens succeeds Tracy Brabin as shadow culture secretary by Georgia Snow

Tracy Brabin has been replaced as shadow culture secretary in the first reshuffle from new Labour leader Keir Starmer. Brabin, the MP

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Coronavirus: Costume designer and producers of Sleepless musical join effort to make NHS scrubs by Georgia Snow

The producers and costume designer of the forthcoming Sleepless musical have joined forces to help make scrubs for NHS workers fighting coronavirus.

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Friday, April 3, 2020

Coronavirus: Arts Council of Wales announces £7m emergency fund by Georgia Snow

The Arts Council of Wales has unveiled its £7 million rescue package to help protect the Welsh cultural sector against the impacts

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Coronavirus: 209k households tune in to watch National Theatre’s One Man, Two Guvnors stream by Georgia Snow

More than 200,000 households tuned in live to the first National Theatre at Home screening last night, which also attracted more than

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Coronavirus: Nick Hern Books launches free play-reading initiative for lockdown by Georgia Snow

Theatre publisher Nick Hern Books is launching a play text discussion group that will run throughout the coronavirus shutdown, offering one free

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Leicester Curve launches campaign to find #RainbowsofHope drawings for Wizard of Oz set design by Georgia Snow

Leicester’s Curve is asking children who have taken part in the nationwide Rainbows of Hope campaign to submit their drawings as inspiration

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Coronavirus: Harriet Harman pushes chancellor to ensure theatre workers are not left behind during crisis by Georgia Snow

Harriet Harman is calling on the chancellor to ensure that people working in theatre do not get left behind by the government’s

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Birmingham Royal Ballet to stream performances and classes from dancers’ living rooms by Georgia Snow

Birmingham Royal Ballet has announced plans to stage an adapted version of The Dying Swan, performed during isolation, as part of the

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Coronavirus: Edinburgh Fringe venues vow to return ‘better than ever’ after 2020 cancellation by Georgia Snow

Edinburgh Festival Fringe venue operators have pledged to return with renewed purpose in 2021 following the news of this year’s cancellation, as

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Coronavirus: Theatres can claim gift aid on donated ticket costs, government confirms by Georgia Snow

Theatres will be able to claim gift aid when audiences agree to donate the cost of their cancelled tickets rather than request

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