West End Features

If you’re a fan of London theatre, you’ll love the London Theatre Guide’s Features section! Our team of theatre journalists are hard at work bringing you a wealth of West End articles, opinion pieces, and exclusive interviews with cast and creative for some of the best London theatre productions.

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Mazz Murray and Martin Kemp
Chicago’s Martin Kemp and Mazz Murray take on our new game, Cast Mates
When the opportunity arose that Chicago stars Martin Kemp and Mazz Murray would be kind enough to drop into our office one afternoon, we decided to have a little fun with the pair and find out how... Read more
How ticketing technology will change the way we go to the theatre
Last week, an interesting and somewhat nerdy conversation with Dominic Shaw, the director of the ‘world’s first Bitcoin-funded play’ Silk Road, got me thinking about the future of theatre ticketing.... Read more
First look at Alexandra Burke as Roxie Hart in Chicago
Photos have been released giving a first look at Alexandra Burke in costume for her upcoming role of Roxie Hart in the West End production of Chicago. Burke, who shot to fame when she won the fifth... Read more
‘I love playing ballsy women’: Ria Jones on the women in theatre who inspire her
Ria Jones is a leading lady through and through. She’s played some of the biggest roles in musical theatre: Grizabella, Eva Peron, Fantine, and most recently Norma Desmond to name a few. She’s one of... Read more
Tap dance is a misunderstood form that we should really celebrate
- by Sophie Herbert What do you picture when you think of tap dance? I imagine a brief section of the opening credits of the Netflix comedy series The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: a row of little girls... Read more
The stories behind theatre’s well-known phrases and sayings
Whether you're a newcomer to theatre, or a seasoned stagey pro, there is a certain language to use (or avoid) at the theatre. You know never to wish an actor 'good luck', and you can so much as dare ... Read more
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