CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
There's no doubt that British SF is undergoing a thrilling renaissance. But why is it suddenly so good? Who are the new talents, and who are the stalwarts they're joining? And what is driving this efflorescence of creativity? Speakers include Paul McAuley, author of Fairyland, and a judge at this year's Clarke; Muriel Gray, broadcaster, and author of Furnace and The Ancient; Andrew McKie critic for The Telegraph and Gwyneth Jones, last year's Clarke winner for Bold as Love.