The Life of Bryan

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Performance venues in the United Kingdom were formally ordered to close on Friday 20 March 2020 to help tackle coronavirus even though most had taken the decision to close a few days earlier following government advice that people should avoid such venues.

As lockdown gradually eased, venues were technically allowed to re-open as long as they adhered to strict social distancing guidelines. Many, however, remained closed, citing the economic realities of performing to significantly reduced socially distanced audiences.
Friday, 18 September 2020Clare Teal


A series of additional lockdowns began on Thursday 5 November 2020 which resulted in the continued closure of venues well into 2021.