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2020 Olivier Awards: Better late than never as Dear Evan Hansen and Tom Stoppard win top awards
“Keep the faith, people, we will be back”: That exhortation, spoken by Death of a Salesman’s newly crowned best actress in a play recipient Sharon D. Clarke, was emblematic of the defiant tone struck... Read more
Theatre Streaming
How to watch the best of British theatre from your living room
It’s been a long time since we’ve felt the excitement of spending a night at the theatre. From the orchestra tuning their instruments, stars singing in the spotlight and the final curtain call, there... Read more
Top Christmas Shows in London
Whether you’re looking for a festive production that packs a punch or you’re wanting a crowd-pleaser for all ages, spend your Christmas in the West End at these seasonal shows. Whatever age you are,... Read more
West End bars guide: Where to drink before a show
West End bars guide: Where to get drinks before a show
Tourists and locals come together for few things, but one is for certain: the quest to find the perfect pub or bar. We’ve done the hard work for you, scouting out where to drink in the West End and... Read more
Everything you need to know about Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice on the release of the original cast album Jesus Christ Superstar in New York, October 1970. (Photo by Bernard Gotfryd) A timeless work, Jesus Christ Superstar is a... Read more
Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats
Everything you need to know about Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 'Cats'
Cats is one of the most famous pieces of theatre in recent history and is often credited as the world’s first megamusical. In addition to running for 21 years on the West End and 18 years on Broadway... Read more
West End restaurant guide: Where to eat before a show
West End restaurant guide: Where to eat before a show
London’s West End district isn’t just made up of theatres. Did you know that in London, there are over 18,000 restaurants? Yes, 18,000. You could go to a different restaurant nearly every day for the... Read more
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Your guide to all the 2020 Olivier Awards nominees
Held in high prestige in the British theatre calendar, being nominated for an Olivier Award is definitely a big deal. This year’s nominees were first announced all the way back in March (before... Read more
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Guide to the 2020 Olivier Awards: how to watch, nominees, and more
Since 1976, the whos-who of London’s theatre world has come together to celebrate the creme de la creme of West End performances at the Olivier Awards. Over the years, it’s become the biggest event... Read more
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Black British theatre artists you should know
In the 2011 census, 19.5 percent of UK citizens are listed as being from a Black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) background. But, as found in a 2019 study by The Stage, BAME communities are... Read more
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Everything you need to know about Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 'The Phantom of the Opera' in London
The Phantom of the Opera is one of the West End’s greatest musicals of all time. Millions of theatregoers have travelled from around the world to visit Her Majesty’s Theatre and hear the angel of... Read more
Theatre Royal Bath 2020 Season
Weekend travel guide: Theatre Royal Bath, what to do and see in Bath
Steeped in thousands of years of history and a world heritage site, escape London with a trip to Bath. While you're in this picturesque city, take a pitstop at one of the country’s acclaimed regional... Read more
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