Many of the people working in backstage and front of house positions in theatres across the UK are low-paid, self-employed or on zero hours contracts, and many, through no fault of their own, have fallen between the gaps for available Government support.
With theatre productions “on hold” until the autumn, possibly next year, and all production work cancelled for the foreseeable future, there is a growing need to support the individuals whose skills and commitment make up the backbone of the theatre industry.
Sir Ian McKellen has donated £40,000 from his triumphant 80th birthday tour of theatres across the UK as match funding to help support The Theatrical Guild’s emergency fund and you can help too by donating to the vast army of people who work tirelessly to raise the curtain on theatre productions across the UK.
Our promise is that every penny raised on The Good Exchange will be paid directly to the individuals we represent to support them during these difficult times.
You can visit our Good Exchange donation page HERE.