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NEWS: New Coronavirus restrictions will limit capacity in Tier 1 & 2 theatres & close those in Tier 3

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When England moves back into a Tier system at 12.01am on 2 December 2020, indoor theatre performances will be allowed in Tiers 1 and 2 with an audience of 1,000 socially distanced people or 50% occupancy, whichever is smaller. However, in Tier 3 such events will not be allowed.

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NEWS: Oliver Dowden confirms theatre rehearsals & streamed performances without audiences can go ahead

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Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has confirmed via social media that rehearsals can go ahead at arts venues during the forthcoming four-week Coronavirus lockdown from 5 November to 2 December 2020 as they are regarded as ‘places of work’. Live-streamed performances are also allowed but audiences are not permitted.

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NEWS: Indoor performances with socially distanced audiences will be allowed from 1 August 
2020

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Following on from the news that open air venue productions could go ahead earlier this month, culture secretary Oliver Dowden and prime minister Boris Johnson have announced plans for a limited return of indoor socially-distanced theatre productions from 1 August 2020 subject to the success of previously planned pilot performances.