Daily Telegraph – Andrew Lloyd Webber on repeoning theatres, social distancing
Summary of Today's Paper
The Daily Telegraph’s front page reports theatre legend Andrew Lloyd Webber tells the paper he will reopen his theatres without social distancing later this month “come hell or high water” and is even prepared to be arrested. He said theatres’ finances were suffering and he has already remortgaged his London home.
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