By Ria Chatterjee: ITV News reporter
A West End actor claims she was sexually harassed while performing on stage in front of an audience of more than a thousand people.
The actor spoke anonymously to ITV News worried that if she speaks publicly it could damage her career.
Her story reveals that behind the bright lights lies a serious issue that many are too scared to report.
The actor has been working for over a decade mostly in the West End. #timesup, many are shouting on harassment within London's theatre industry.
A director claims lines are often blurred in the name of artistic spontaneity.
Jessica says the culture can be overly friendly and relaxed. Mix that with a lack of official rules and boundaries are often crossed.
Jessica says it shouldn't be that way which is why information is key. Actors are being send out to drama schools to share their experiences. Trained intimacy directors will be introduced to choreograph certain scenes.
The fledgling #timesup movement in theatreland is ready to initiate change.
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