What if agents did not get Government cash?main
The three biggest ones would go the way of Columbia Artists in New York – and you can read more about that here.
When Cami crashed, its many v-ps went home, hung out a shingle and reinvented themselves as boutiques.
Those English agents with a bit of gumption could have done the same, and with no loss to the cultural economy.
The million pounds they have just scooped up from a gullible Government would have been better spent on engaging artists in fruitful activity in preparation for their return to the stage, this year or next.
The rest is waffle.
It is paying for lavish offices which stand empty and unsaleable, like AskonasHolt’s below.