TIM HARFORD: Live events are back, but new rules make for thin performances
Performing online or offline in a post-Covid-19 world poses challenges as fees shrink or disappear
London — The Financial Times Weekend Festival, for the past few years a tented spectacular held at Kenwood House in London, is now a three-day online affair. Such are the times in which we live.
It’s not all bad, of course: the event boasts even more A-listers than usual and one can enjoy them from the comfort of an armchair. But the altered circumstances got me saying about the challenges of performing, online or offline, in a post-Covid-19 world.