In a dramatic turnaround, the school principle, Emma Hobbs, responding to the outcry against her homophobic actions, agreed, with support from the school community to put the play back on.
Last Saturday, at Bridlington Spa, the full cast put on the Opera in its original form.
At final count the petition at change.org totalled 400 signatures. I hope that the people who signed their name feel that while it was not a game changing influence in changing the school’s position, it at least helped tip the balance for equality and against censorship.
Guardian review of the Opera