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Flash mob protest against theatre funding cuts

The flash mob outside the theatre Photo: ITV News Central

Members of a youth theatre in Wolverhampton have staged a flash mob protest against what they fear are plans to cut their funding.

Dressing up at the theatre before a performace Credit: ITV News Central

The Central Youth Theatre, whose former members include the singer Beverley Knight, are worried they could lose almost £14,000 of funding.

Members of the theatre do not want it to lose funding Credit: ITV News Central

The council says no decisions have yet been made about cutting grants. Next week the theatre's founder, Jane Ward, will receive an MBE for her work, and says any cuts would be devastating.