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The best advice for taking children to the theatre
Taking children to the theatre can be a great way to spend time with your kids, nieces, nephews, or just the offspring of your friends. But, many questions could also arise from the thought of... Read more
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Top 10 London theatre openings this April
As we head into April, you can almost feel the palpable excitement. April marks Step 2 of the Coronavirus roadmap, and it’s just a few more weeks until live theatre can return in front of socially... Read more
Theatre Census London
Theatre Census: West End shows from past decades
Once in a decade, the British public are asked to fill out the Census, a nationwide survey which provides government with information for future resources. But, the Census can also be a nugget of... Read more
One year West End anniversary theatres closing
One year anniversary of closed theatres: What the West End is saying
Rent summed it up nicely with the song lyric “How do you measure a year?” in “Seasons of Love”. Now, on 16 March 2021, we can finally measure a year in theatre lockdowns. One year ago today, West End... Read more
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A reflection on the one-year anniversary of West End theatres closing
They say you’ll always remember where you were in life-changing moments. So where was I when I learned theatres were shutting on 16 March 2020? In a McDonalds on the Strand, crying into my lone... Read more
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What should I wear to a West End show?
You’ve booked your tickets for a West End show. You’re meeting up with friends and family. You want to look smart for the theatre, but you're looking at your wardrobe in despair. What do you wear to... Read more
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Coronavirus Roadmap: Guide to the Four Steps of Theatre
Last month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson laid out a four-step Coronavirus roadmap to get England out of lockdown. Details on what is allowed to happen in each step can be confusing at first,... Read more
International Women's Day 2021 Best West End leading ladies
The best leading ladies in the West End
International Women's Day is a day to celebrate the power of womanhood in all its glory. From empowering performances to inspiring music, or the incredible female characters portrayed on stage, women... Read more
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How is Brexit affecting London theatres?
In 2016, the British public voted to leave the European Union in a historic referendum which split the country into two: “remainers” and “Brexiteers.” It’s been the topic of thousands of news stories... Read more
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