The Leader Podcast: Why Londoners should stay in their city this Bank Holiday (and a few ideas on what to do)

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As the Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden writes for the Evening Standard to persuade Londoners to spend money at attractions in the city, our Business Consumer Editor Jonathan Prynn tells us why.

He says this weekend is the last chance tourist traps that have been shut for the last 18 months have to bring in cash before everything closes again for the winter.

We also discuss the dire straits of Theatreland, which is trying to battle back with a series of blockbuster openings like Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Cinderella’.

And we look ahead to the Festive season, when the city’s shops will be making the same appeal as they try to finish a horrendous 2021.

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