Think you know London’s West End? Test your knowledge in our Theatreland quiz!

Less than half of theatregoers can correctly name 8/10 of these theatrical streets! Can you score a perfect ten?

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The Up & Coming: 7 New Shows Opening In London This Autumn That Will Stir Your Soul!

British audiences are spoiled for choice this autumn: Don’t miss out on world class West End Theatre… You’ll be gutted if you do!

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Putting the money where your stage is: Does splashing the cash on a show pay off?

Is the budget of a show a predictor of its success? To find an answer, we looked into the most costly productions in musical theatre history and compared production cost to ticketing revenue – first in London’s West End, then on Broadway.

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3 Things To Know About the New Cast of Les Mis London

Les Mis London just announced a new cast starting on June 12: just in time for you to get in a little revolution this summer!(Though if they’d pushed it back a week earlier, the new cast could have officially stepped in on Barricade Day, just saying….) Major cast changes include Killian Donnelly as Jean Valjean,…

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Where Does London’s West End END? The answer is in this map

Not all London Theatre is West End, not all West End is THE West End. But how are you supposed to know the difference? We’re here to help you with that. The term West End is used with no official geographical definition as such, therefore, it varies depending on the subject being discussed. For example, some people refer…

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Most Haunted Theatres in Britain – Part 1

Who is the mysterious man in Row Q that terrifies staff at the Apollo Victoria? What’s the most haunted building in Theatreland? Why do so many actors and crew report supernatural encounters and where do Front of House staff refuse to work alone?

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Shhhh…Strictly’s West End Secrets Revealed!

The glitter ball is back…and it might be borrowing more from the West End’s Theatres than you think! This weekend is the Series 14 launch of Strictly Come Dancing and since the show began back in 2004, we’ve seen hundreds of celebs shimmy, foxtrot and cha-cha-cha their way across the sequin-strewn dance floor. Little surprise then that so many of the judges,…

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Seven things you never knew about Mamma Mia!

From a ridiculous amount of bras to a low-down of every character and a series of behind-the-scenes videos, satiate your curiosity of all things Mamma Mia! right here.

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Ronnie Corbett: Theatreland mourns one of their own

Entertainer Ronnie Corbett has died at the age of 85. Best known for entertaining the nation in The Two Ronnies, this diminutive genius also lit up the London Palladium in a glittering career on Stage, Screen and TV. Ronnie developed a love of the stage performing in amateur pantomimes and attended stage school in Edinburgh. Spotting Ronnie’s…

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MURRAY LANE: UNDRESSING THE WEST END (Part Two)

When we last met Murray Lane he was stuck in a lift with Patti Lupone seconds from disaster in Sunset Boulevard. In the second part of our exclusive two part showbiz interview , we talk to the man who dressed Lee Evans in The Producers, once revealed a nearly naked Oliver Thornton in Priscilla, and…

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Douze Points: A West End Eurovision Love Affair

This weekend sees the 60th anniversary of the camp-fest that is the Eurovision Song Contest. Vienna has re-phased its traffic lights in anticipation for a competition which started way back in 1956 when Europe was just a group of countries making cheese and squabbling over Poland. Since then, Europe has opened it’s arms to allow…

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Here is how you can still see Nicole in CATS if you haven’t got a ticket yet.

The announcement of Nicole Scherzinger as Grizabella has blown The Palladium Box Office with bookings and tickets were sold out within a few weeks of their release. Since the show opening in December, reviews have been raving and several celebrities have been spotted in the audience – it seems this is THE West End event of…

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