Interview: Alan Williams, Musical Supervisor of The Commitments

    13/01/14   576

We caught up with musical director Alan Williams to speak to him about his West End career, working on The Commitments, and the upcoming production of Urinetown.   Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got into working in the theatre? I always had an interest in the theatre from […]

News: Joe Pasquale is final King of Spamalot

    10/01/14   393

Joe Pasquale is set to reprise his role of King Arthur in the West End production of Spamalot later this month. The actor will join current cast member Carley Stenson (Shrek, Legally Blonde) who plays the Lady of the Lake from 20th January. He will perform until the end of the show’s run at the […]

News: Tim Minchin developing Groundhog Day musical

    10/01/14   528

Tim Minchin, comedian and mastermind behind the smash hit Matilda The Musical, is reportedly developing a musical adaptation of Groundhog Day. Minchin is said to be working with director Matthew Warchus and Danny Rubin, the writer of the original screenplay, to bring the film to the stage. The 1993 film starred Bill Murray as Phil […]

West End Weekly: 6th — 12th January

    09/01/14   852

It’s a new year in Theatreland and we’re so excited for what 2014 has in store. We’ve rounded up this week’s West End news and gossip to make sure you don’t miss out on the latest goings-on in Theatreland. Curious Incident gets a new home Last month disaster struck at the Apollo Theatre when part […]

7 things you didn’t know about Covent Garden

    08/01/14   405

Located in the heart of the West End, Covent Garden is a prime attraction for those visiting the Capital. We’ve unearthed some little known facts about the centre of London’s Theatreland.   1. It has a ghostly resident Covent Garden tube station is home to the ghost of Victorian actor William Terriss. Terriss was a […]

Review: The Mousetrap at St Martin’s Theatre

    06/01/14   590

Bundling into the lobby of the tiny St Martin’s Theatre on a wet January morning, I was greeted with something quite unlike anything I’ve ever seen before. A huge plaque takes up almost all of one of the walls and states the number of that night’s performance. There’s no doubt that other theatres record this […]

7 Themed Restaurants in London

    02/01/14   1109

For a dinner with a difference, London is the best place to be. We’ve found 7 of the best themed restaurants in London offering a carnival for all the senses to enjoy. For a show before your show, check out one of these quirky eateries. Shaka Zulu Venture deep into the jungle for a feast […]

West End Yearly: 2013

    31/12/13   409

As we’re coming to the end of 2013 we’ve produced a West End Weekly with a twist. It’s been a crazy year in Theatreland, here’s just some of the eventful things which have happened:   Show Openings From the hilariously outrageous Book of Mormon to the fantastical delights of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, 2013 […]

New Year’s Eve in London

    30/12/13   427

 Last year 250,000 people flocked to central London to see in the New Year with fireworks, and this isn’t all that’s going down in the capital on 31st December Treat yourself to a New Years Eve in London and you’ll find great food, theatrical shows and plenty of places to dance all night long.   […]

Apollo Theatre Collapse

    27/12/13   532

There were shocking scenes last Thursday when the press were alerted to the fact that there had been a disturbance at the Apollo Theatre. 45 minutes into a performance of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, part of the ceiling collapsed, leaving around 80 people wounded. A freak rainstorm has been blamed, […]