October 17, 2021


London Theater

Glasgow’s Pavilion Theatre hits out at packed London Palladium

THEATRE bosses have hit out at the “London elite” soon after shots emerged of a sold out arts performance. 

Chiefs at the Pavilion have told of their frustrations as they shared pictures from a packed London Palladium past night time. 

Even though insisting it was not the time to welcome persons again to theatres, they say it is tricky to justify a ban on football followers in stadiums when at the identical time hundreds of persons were being spotted having in an Andrew Lloyd-Webber exhibit in the funds. 

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Lloyd Webber’s firm has considering that moved to reassure attendees security actions are in position – but Pavilion bosses believe he was permitted to host the party for the reason that he is “a Tory”. 

In a statement posted on-line, chiefs at the Renfield Avenue hub wrote: “How can the London Palladium have a offered out efficiency past night time with ex-Arsenal supervisor Arsene Wenger with what appears to be like no self-distancing?

Previous Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hosted an occasion in London last night

“This does not make perception. There is hardly an vacant seat in the property.

“How can they sit in a theatre with very minor self-distancing to communicate about soccer but can not sit exterior in a football stadium to look at a activity? 

“Is this simply because Lord Lloyd Webber is a Tory? Is there a single rule for the London arts elite and another for the relaxation of us?


“This goes towards all the current surveys that say individuals do not want to return to theatres and live enjoyment as a full. 

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“This all seems irresponsible but evidently ammunition for us all to re-open all amusement venues and for soccer golf equipment to open up stadiums and welcome supporters back.” 

LW Theatres insisted there was at minimum 1m space amongst all parties.

“Social distancing was and is at the heart of all arranging of events,” chief govt Rebecca Kane Burton wrote on Twitter.

Options to welcome admirers back again into soccer stadiums in Scotland ended up paused amid the increase in Covid-19 scenarios throughout the country.