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Dear Rishi Sunak,

Theatres and venues across the UK are shutting permanently because you're pushing us off a financial cliff edge with no recovery plan. We can't reopen safely. It's tens of thousands of jobs being lost and BILLIONS in revenue each year.

In your budget this week please allocate proper funding to save UK theatre including an Emergency Relief Fund and the creation of a new Cultural Investment Participation Scheme.

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