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Coronavirus: Lockdown theatre group takes show to Nottingham doorsteps

An arts charity, which normally performs shows in theatres, care homes and nurseries, has started touring residents' doorsteps because of coronavirus.

City Arts is taking its family-friendly puppet show "The Search for Tedding Island" outside the homes of Nottingham residents while many theatres remain closed due to the pandemic.

The show, which is aimed at children aged two to five, is being performed with government social distancing guidelines in place.

Creative development manager Alison Denholm said: "The Covid-19 pandemic has created a lot of challenges for theatre and arts.

"Rather than wait for a return to normality, we are trying to find innovative ways for people to enjoy art and entertainment."

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