Drag King’s fears over damage coronavirus will do to arts industry

The performance arts industry has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. All theatres, bars and concert halls have had to close their doors, with no sign of when they will be able to reopen. Many in the industry are now claiming Universal Credit in order to pay their rent and bills.

Len Gwyn, from Cardiff, is a drag king living in London. They have been performing as a comedian for 10 years.

Len identifies as non-binary and uses the pronouns they/them.

Len said they are concerned about the lasting impact Covid-19 will have on the arts industry.

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