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RSC: Socially Distanced Shakespeare, 25 Nov @ 15:45

Ian Wainwright has alerted the LTG to this new event. On Wednesday 25 November at 15:45 the RSC will stream live from the Swan Theatre for the very first time, a socially distanced drama practice with teachers and youth theatre leaders. As the RSC starts to rehearse plays, adhering to social distancing guidelines, actors and directors will [...]

See It Safely

On 12 November Eddie Redfern, LTG National Liaison Officer attended the UK Theatre AGM via Zoom. A key message was that theatres should sign up to the SEE IT SAFELY theatre re-opening campaign. The aim of the scheme is to instil audience confidence in returning to theatre. UK Theatre and Society of London Theatre (SOLT) [...]

Theatres Trust: Theatre Reopening Fund

The Theatres Trust has announced the first 20 theatres supported through their Theatre Reopening Fund. The grant scheme was established earlier this year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to support theatres with the additional costs associated with reopening after a prolonged period of closure, and to meet current COVID-safe requirements. Two of the 20 [...]

LTG Newsletter

The editorship of the LTG Newsletter is being handed over from the inimitable Sandra Simpson to the current S Region Secretary, Anne Gilmour. The August 2017 edition of the Newsletter reported that Michael Shipley, the longstanding editor, had been taken ill and was unable to complete the Newsletter. Sandra generously stepped into the breach and [...]