Brexit Visa Crisis Puts Spring Shoots In Europe At Risk; Ian McKellen & Julie Walters Pile Pressure On UK Government 17/02/2021
The Brexit visa crisis, which is preventing British film and TV employees from working in the European Union without filling out reams of costly paperwork, is now starting to cause issues for spring shoots on the continent, according to The Production Guild of Great Britain.
Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart call for “towering hurdle” of Brexit visa problems for artists to be solved 16/02/2021
"We have to pay hundreds of pounds, fill in form after form, and spend weeks waiting for approval – just so we can do our jobs"
Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart and Julie Walters call for changes to post-Brexit visa rules 16/02/2021
In a letter from the Equity union, the new rules are described as a “towering hurdle” for the industry.
Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Patrick Stewart and Dame Julie Walters have joined some of the biggest names in British theatre to urge Boris Johnson to secure visa-free EU travel for artists.
Julie Walters among signatories to letter saying post-Brexit changes a ‘towering hurdle’ to working in Europe