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But John Plews from Upstairs at the Gatehouse said the ‘devil would be in the detail’ as he called for clearer guidance on when they can reopen safely

John and Katie Plews who have run Upstairs at the Gatehouse Theatre for 20 years say without a cash injection by October they will close

The Regent’s Park venue has closed for the first time since 1961 but will stage Romeo and Juliet and Carousel next year says artistic director Timothy Sheader

Cirque du Soleil acrobat and breakdancer Dergin Tokmak has made the online tutorial to help young wheelchair users stay active during lockdown.

A monologue about a bee trying to learn how to act human is part of a project to let families and flatmates perform their own pandemic dramas

The Big House’s Ballad of Corona V will limit audience members to six per scene with social distancing for actors and spectators

Sir Ian McKellen, Mandeep Dhillon, Joseph Fiennes, Sir Derek Jacobi, Lennie James, Alex Lawther, Miriam Margoyles, Lesley Manville and Elaine Page are among the names backing #ForTheLoveOfArts.

Plymouth Point by immersive theatre specialists Swamp Motel sees Zoom players following online clues scattered across the internet to find a missing woman

Podcast chats between artistic director Rupert Goold and the likes of Smith, Tobias Menzies and Indira Varma are keeping the memory of theatre alive during lockdown

The Islington actor and writer and husband Ian Hallard have “put their money where their mouth is” to back the King’s Head Theatre’s £100,000 emergency fund.

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