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This crisis could be the catalyst for a golden age of British theatre

The coronavirus crisis offers theatre a golden opportunity to break free of the structures that have held it back for years, says William Cook

13 June 2020

9:00 AM

13 June 2020

9:00 AM

The arts are in a state of crisis. How often have you heard that before? Well, this time around it happens to be true. In the age of coronavirus, it’s clear that the old way of doing things won’t work any more. Theatres, in particular, have been quick to grasp the bleeding obvious: cramming lots of people into crowded spaces has suddenly become extremely difficult.

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