‘We’re £1,300 out of pocket’ We’re a theatre company in Sheffield and plan our year around the fringe. It’s expensive, but makes you feel so much more connected to the industry. We’ve got friends whose whole careers have been made by a good fringe run. Our venue cancelled the day before the public announcement, so we didn’t have to find out through social media (like some others did). But they can’t give us a refund, so we’re nearly £1,300 out of pocket. Luckily, we’ve got other projects in Sheffield, but some of the money we would have used to help make these is gone. Anonymous ‘It will leave a great hole in our lives’ My husband and I have been going to Edinburgh in August for over 30 years – we plan to retire there. Edinburgh at festival time is like nowhere else on earth – buzzing with fun and culture, filled with people from all over the world. We’ve seen so many wonderful sights, met so many lovely people. It will leave a great hole in our lives – and millions of others. Jean Allen ‘Suddenly my show felt insignificant’ I had been preparing a new solo show, blending… Read full this story
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