Theatre companies and wardrobe staff from across the UK are pitching in to help NHS have the PPE they need during the COVID-19 Crisis.
Theatre companies anf their dedicated wardrobe staff across the UK are pitching in to help the NHS with PPE during the Covid-19 crisis. Here are just a few, if your company is helping to fight the fight please let us know. Feel free to get in touch with any of these great theatre coimpanies if you can help with donations of fabric or anything that might help them to make the scrubs so desperately needed by the NHS.
ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA
The English National Opera’s costume team are using their down time to make face masks, medical scrubs and hats to support key workers.
The @E_N_O have sewed and donated scrubs to the St Mary's respiratory team – here's the team all kitted out! Huge thanks to the #EnglishNationalOpera for their hard work and donation ? pic.twitter.com/65PKyVh9Fb
— Imperial People (@Imperialpeople) April 15, 2020
SHEFFIELD – CRUCIBLE THEATRE
The wardrobe department at the Crucible in Sheffield have been busy supporting Yorkshire hospitals.
Our wonderful makers of the Wardrobe Department are giving their time to the Helping Dress Medics group to make scrubs for hospitals in the Yorkshire region. They are such a skilled bunch and we are so proud of them. #HelpingDressMedics pic.twitter.com/Qa3khdtjjX
— Crucible Theatre (@crucibletheatre) April 17, 2020
Heartlands and Solihull hospitals are being supported by the staff at Birmingham Rep.
Help Us To Help The NHS!
With unprecedented demand on the NHS, The REP is eager to help
Our wardrobe team have transferred their exceptional skills to helping frontline staff, making gowns and scrubs for staff at Heartlands and Solihull Hospitals https://t.co/MsuZNAXw66 (1/3) pic.twitter.com/pYG9qYTdo5
— The REP (@BirminghamRep) April 20, 2020
Cate Mackie is rounding up support from Dundee Rep for Dundee, Perth and Teeside to make up 5000 sets of scrubs.
If you know me you know I hate being on camera … so I’m hiding behind my sewing machine … but I’m braving it for a very good reason!! ❤️❤️https://www.gofundme.com/f/nr2zv-nhs-scotland-for-the-love-of-scrubs?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link-tip&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet
Posted by Cate Mackie on Thursday, April 9, 2020
You can help Cate and her team by donating to buy fabric HERE
If your group is involved in this effort get in touch.