The Lyceum Theatre in the West End of London, all taped up. Photo: AP The Lyceum Theatre in the West End of London, all taped up. Photo: AP
The Lyceum Theatre in the West End of London, all taped up. Photo: AP

In coronavirus-hit UK, lockdown has been a royal pain in the arts. Can £1.5 billion save its world-famous culture sector?

  • Grants and loans unveiled after desperate warnings that thousands of jobs and many cultural bodies were at risk
  • Live performances remain banned because of the risks they pose of spreading Covid-19

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Lyceum Theatre in the West End of London, all taped up. Photo: AP The Lyceum Theatre in the West End of London, all taped up. Photo: AP
The Lyceum Theatre in the West End of London, all taped up. Photo: AP
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