Gravesham council defends name of WTF Youth theatre group
Bosses at The Woodville theatre in Gravesend have
defended the decision to name a theatre group WTF.
WTF Youth stands for the Woodville Theatre For Youth - but
is the same as a widely-known expletive acronym.
Gravesham Borough Council said it would not be changing the
name for the group, which has members as young as eight.
A spokesman said: "It has been running successfully for some
months and there have been no issues with the branding.
"If people read into this something that isn't there, that is a
matter for them."
The name of the group has sparked a debate on Facebook.
Mark Langley said: "This is really poor. I don't expect this
sort of thing from a professional organisation."
Meanwhile, Jacquii Alexander-Smith said: "It has got people talking
about it and noticing so I guess that's the result they wanted.
Clever bit of marketing if you ask me."
Courtney Mires said: "It would only matter to those who are
immature enough to let it bother them. It's some initials, so
Formerly known as The Woodville Players, WTF Youth was
launched in September 2012.
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