Statement from SOLT & UK Theatre on Government announcement of plans for 19 July lifting of restrictions

Statement from SOLT & UK Theatre following Government announcement on restrictions lifting from 19 July

Following today’s Government announcement of plans for lifting Covid restrictions from 19 July, SOLT & UK Theatre Chief Executive Julian Bird has released the following statement:

'We welcome today's confirmation that 19 July will see the lifting of remaining lockdown restrictions - meaning that theatres can open to full audiences for the first time in 16 months. This is a lifeline for our industry, essential for the survival of theatres across the country. We will be working closely with Government in the coming days on revising the performing arts guidelines, ensuring that our audiences and staff can feel safe and confident in returning.'

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Date Published: 05 July 2021
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