Banner Theatre's 1 May Band perform a number from their new show, Cabaret Against the Cuts, on a visit to Chelmsford TUC. Banner has been performing community theatre for over 35 years but now face the withdrawal of their Arts Council grant. See www.bannertheatre.co.uk 
Michael Chanan  is professor of film at Roehampton University. His video blog documents the emerging anti-cuts movement and will lead to a full-length film. You can watch previous instalments here .