Posts Tagged ‘ West End ’

The best gift? A memorable experience

Dec 20th, 2016 | By

Experimental gifts – take a bow travel – are proving more popular than clothing and cook books writes a pleased Kaye Holland



Congratulations to all the Olivier award winners

Apr 29th, 2013 | By

The winners of the most prestigious event in the UK theatrical calendar, the 37th Olivier Awards with MasterCard, were announced last night at a glamorous ceremony at London’s Royal Opera House



A Chorus Line high kicks its way into the West End

Feb 23rd, 2013 | By

Broadway favourite, A Chorus Line, has returned to the West End for the first time since its first London season, which opened in 1976 and won the Olivier Award for Best Musical



18th London Turkish Film Festival

Feb 21st, 2013 | By

The 18th London Turkish Film Festival is taking place from today (February 21) until March 3. Read on for the low-down..



BBC tours to open Broadcasting House to the public

Feb 8th, 2013 | By

BBC Tours are now taking bookings for April 2013 for those who wish to visit the BBC’s state of the art media facility, Broadcasting House



The power of the musical

Jan 15th, 2013 | By

So Disney’s The Lion King has defied all expectations to take £38.6 million in 2012 – breaking its own West End box office record for the eighth consecutive year



England’s star is set to rise in 2013

Nov 20th, 2012 | By

The Kent Marshes and a Berkshire stately home star alongside Helena Bonham Carter in Great Expectations, due for release on 30 November 2012. This is just one of a series of star turns for England



Review: LET IT BE

Oct 12th, 2012 | By

For fans of the Fab Four, new Beatles show LET IT BE is a feel good treat writes Kaye Holland



We love London town!

Aug 20th, 2012 | By

Planning on returning to London town for the forthcoming Paralympic Games? We asked West End ambassador, Annalisa, for her recommendations on where to eat, shop and play after Stratford’s stadium lights go down



Visitors report 100 per cent satisfaction with Olympic London

Aug 9th, 2012 | By

A survey of shoppers in London’s West End last weekend found they were all without exception enjoying their visit, with 99 per cent of them hoping to visit London again at some stage in the future



We love London town!

Jul 21st, 2012 | By

The stars of the Olivier Award nominated family show The Tiger Who Came to Tea – Abbey Norman (Sophie), Alan Atkins (Daddy, Postman, Tiger) and Jenanne Redman (Mummy) reveal what they love about the capital



Gatwick gets The Goring treatment

Feb 25th, 2012 | By

London’s second airport has hired The Goring – the West End hotel where Kate Middleton spent her last night as a single woman – to teach airport staff how to deliver service fit for royalty ahead of the Olympics.



Wicked Westminster makes a welcome u-turn over controversial parking charges

Jan 20th, 2012 | By

Hurray! Following the departure of its leader Colin Barrow, Westminster council has decided to drop its plans for off-peak parking charges.



London is winning in 2012

Jan 18th, 2012 | By

A couple of days ago, I got offered a job back in Beijing (as regular readers of this website will know, I recently spent a year working in China) totally out of the blue. China is arguably the only country to have emerged from the financial crisi relatively unscathed yet this time around I wasn’t remotely tempted to take up the offer.



Christmas comes early

Oct 15th, 2011 | By

Walking in London’s west end last night, I couldn’t help but notice that Christmas lights and decorations have already been installed!



Why we love London Town

Sep 21st, 2011 | By

It’s less than one year until the 2012 Olympic/Paralympic Games. And it’s set to be an event to remember – not least for the people behind the scenes: Londoners. In the first of a regular series, Londoners reveal what they love about the capital