If there is one thing London theatregoers can agree on, it must be that the price of interval drinks and ice creams is outrageous. A new survey suggests an average price of £4.70 for a glass of wine and £3.27 for an ice cream. But the detail behind these numbers is worth considering.
As the football season kicks off in earnest with the Premier League’s first round of matches, we examine the main ticketing difference between the Premier League and the West End: the season ticket.
Producer David Johnson lashed out at ATG when one of their managers requested free tickets to a show at the Edinburgh fringe. ATG own 39 theatres across the UK, including the Apollo Victoria and Savoy Theatres and are owned by private equity finance. Johnson’s letter is both withering and hilarious. Continue reading
Showbusinessinsights does not usually review shows, but Kerry Ellis’ return to Wicked prompted me to get tickets and watch the show again. I had not seen the show for a few years so was interested to see how it is getting on – in the week that it overtook Me & My Girl to become the 14th longest-running show in the West End.
When a show is hit by bad news, how do you react? Crises sort the wheat from the chaff and the inexperienced or timid can be overwhelmed. But the truly successful not only cope with it, but make a virtue of it.
Meet Lucy Williams: Sound Number 2 on the London Production of Phantom of the Opera.