The drummers who disrupted Helen Mirren's performance on Saturday at the Gielgud Theatre have said they had permission from Westminster Council to perform in the street.
The Batala London group was performing in Soho to promote a festival in East London, before they were cut short by Dame Helen's intervention.
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