PERFORMANCES of the Christmas panto will resume at St Helens Theatre Royal after a show was cancelled yesterday (Wednesday) due to a crew member testing positive for Covid-19.

A spokesperson for the theatre confirmed Goldilocks and the Three Bears will be on today (Thursday).

Theatre bosses have been closely monitoring the situation following the positive test.

Covid safety measures

St Helens Theatre Royal has been granted the use of the Society Of London Theatre & UK Theatre’s ‘See It Safely’ mark.

This certifies that the venue is complying with Government and industry Covid-19 guidelines to ensure the safety of staff, performers, and audiences.

A range of Covid-secure measures in place.

They include increased cleaning, hand sanitiser stations at points throughout the building, and a QR code phone app for audiences to order food and beverages to be delivered to them at their seats.

St Helens Star: The cast of Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Customers are asked to continue to wear face coverings (unless exempt) as a courtesy to others, and are being encouraged to take a lateral flow test up to 48 hours before attending a show.

People are asked not to visit the theatre if they have Covid symptoms.

Meanwhile theatre staff are taking daily Covid tests.