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Many in the arts will look at 2022 with trepidation. There are still many issues with the Brexit deal from 12 months ago.
Sir Elton John has described the government as "philistines", and accused them of failing to understand the implications of Brexit on music.
Stars including Radiohead, Biffy Clyro and Ghostpoet are urging the government to make touring Europe easier, to prevent "the collapse of the industry".
Lawyers have identified five false claims made by ministers for refusing to strike a deal to rescue visa-free touring of the EU, leaving performers with crippling new costs and red tape.