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‘You just have to trust in the story you’re telling now’: Georgina Barley brings her debut play Lovesick to the White Bear Theatre

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Actress and writer Georgina Barley refused to feel defeated by the cancellation of her debut play Lovesick six months ago due to the Covid crisis. Instead Georgina put her mind to creating a version of the piece that could be staged post-lockdown and she can’t wait to share it with audiences at London’s White Bear Theatre from 13-17 October 2020.

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NEWS: ‘Covid edit’ of new play Lovesick opens at the White Bear Theatre

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There was disappointment for writer and actress Georgina Barley in April this year when the planned run of her debut play Lovesick at London’s White Bear Theatre was cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but six months later a new ‘Covid edit’ version of the piece is back in the venue’s programme, directed by Helen Tennison and running from 13-17 October 2020.

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NEWS: Nimax Theatres will open all 6 West End theatres in sequence from October 2020 with social distancing

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Nimax Theatres will open all six West End theatres in sequence from 22 October 2020 with social distancing under Covid-19 secure government guidelines. The special season will beginning at the Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue with This is Going to Hurt, written and performed by ex-NHS doctor Adam Kay.

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NEWS: Hackney Empire, Lyric Hammersmith , Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch & Theatre Royal Stratford East postpone their 2020 pantos

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Hackney Empire, Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and Theatre Royal Stratford East will be postponing their 2020 pantomimes by a year due to the continued uncertainty of government guidelines for restarting public performances.

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NEWS: VAULT Festival postpones until 2022

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The next full, live version of the VAULT Festival will be postponed until 2022. In consideration of the significant financial and safety risks brought about by Covid-19 and that each festival takes ten months to create, the organisers believe the “difficult but necessary decision” is in the best interests of its artists, staff, and collaborators.