Small building, big thinking: London’s fringe theatres fight back

Evening Standard

05 Aug 2021

by Jessie Thompson

During lockdown, Gamble set up the Public Campaign for the Arts to protect and advocate for the arts and culture across the UK; it now has 220,000 supporters. “The experience of opening a show and seeing people come back together has clarified for me the civic and community role that theatres and arts venues have in bringing people together and creating meaningful connection. After a year of lockdown and the pervasive self-isolation, it’s the antidote to that: it’s togetherness, it’s community – it’s a sense of us.”