Cultural icons back Bradford Odeon funding bid

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    Cultural icons have come together to support the funding bid for the Bradford Odeon.

    Presenter and comedian Dara Ó Briain, Bradford-born Actor Timothy West, and award-winning director Clio Barnard are among 30 prominent figures in entertainment and the creative industries who have signed an open letter to Culture Secretary Matt Hancock, calling on him to back Bradford Odeon’s bid for funding.

    The letter has also been signed by representatives of Bradford’s leading cultural institutions including the National Science and Media Museum, Impressions Gallery and Bradford Theatres.

    The renovation project will see the building reborn as a venue for live music as well as conferencing and other events.

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