The below correspondence is posted here by kind permission from the Society of London Theatre
The Society of London Theatre (SOLT) is an organisation that works with and on behalf of their Members to champion theatre and the performing arts.
SOLT / UK Theatre & Unions Joint Statement on Insurance
Earlier this week SOLT and UK Theatre joined with Equity, Bectu, the Musicians’ Union and the Writers’ Guild to reiterate their call on the government to provide their backing to insurance against COVID-19 restrictions and cancellations. DCMS Ministers had previously signalled their intention to have a scheme in place at step 4.
You can read our full statement here.
New report published – The UK Creative Industries: unlocking the power and potential of creativity
This report published yesterday from Creative England and the Creative Industries Federation shows how creativity can not only enable us to bounce back from the pandemic but carve out a new position for the UK on the global stage. It features newly commissioned data from Oxford Economics, which shows the impact of Covid on the sector, new analysis that shows how much revenue and jobs the creative industries directly support through their supply chains and crucially, just what can be unlocked with the right government investment.
Download the report at wearecreative.uk.
Kids Week sales
Over 90,000 tickets have now been sold in Kids Week.
Our latest TikTok has earned over 159k views in under 24hrs! You can watch the video from the Disney Pop Up here. If you’d like to discuss how your show can utilise our channel, please get in touch with Jess@soltukt.co.uk
Job Opportunity: Box Office Team Leader at Magic Mike Live
Magic Mike Live London is looking to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic Team Leader to be based at Box Office in at the Hippodrome Casino. Find out more here.
Coronavirus Recovery Guidance
- Coronavirus Recovery Updates and Guidance – for SOLT Members
- Coronavirus Recovery Updates and Guidance – for UK Theatre Members
- Media Briefing Notes
- See It Safely Toolkit
- Working Safely During Coronavirus – Guidance
- Coronavirus Government Guidance Library
Wellbeing and mental health support for you and your staff
- Theatre Helpline
- Wellbeing resources webpage
- Mental health and wellbeing webinars (TheatreMeansBusiness.info)