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UK arts figures call for Covid certificates to revive industry

Signatories of letter sent to government include Meera Syal and Andrew Lloyd Webber

Arts world luminaries including actors, directors and festival organisers have written to the government calling for the introduction of Covid-status certificates, saying this is the only way their industry will bring about the return of audiences.

The letter, whose signatories include Ralph Fiennes, Meera Syal, Tom Stoppard, Simon Rattle, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and the Bond films producer Barbara Broccoli, puts renewed pressure on ministers over an issue that has alarmed a number of Conservative backbenchers and opposition parties.

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