Renowned theatre, film, and TV actress Dame Judi Dench has praised the creators of ‘The Show Must Go On!’ merchandise, the Theatre Support Fund+ for raising £800,000 for charities Acting For Others, The Fleabag Support Fund and NHS COVID-19 Urgent Appeal.
Following amazing performance by the casts of Mary Poppins, Les Miserables and Phantom of the opera on the Britains Got Talent Final Sir Cameron Mackintosh made an impassioned speech to the British Government about the peril the theatre industry finds itself in as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
The eye-catching design of The Show Must Go On! campaign – the cornerstone of the Theatre Support Fund – has become one of theatre’s most memorable symbols in 2020. It adorns T- shirts, tote bags and face coverings, is ever-present on social media, and is the simple message that has raised more than half a million pounds for the theatre community.