Sam Brookes writes from London about the west end theatre and some popular examples of popular side shows in the city. West End theatre is a popular term for professional theatre staged in large theatres of London. More commonly known as Theatreland the West End similar to New York’s Broadway theatre.
The West End theatre represents the best quality commercial theatre’s in the world. Anyone who has visited the museum of London theatre in Covent Garden will know the historical stories about John Gielgud and Otto Heller and British stars of Shakespeare plays in Britain.
The West End of London contains major tourist attractions, government buildings, shops, businesses and entertainment facilities another one often mentioned are commercial West End theatres. Back in the 19th century this term was coined to describe fashionable things happening around and outside the versinity of Charing Cross.
More recent strategic planning in the area has meant that international centres in The West End expensive areas in the world are now for rent mainly for office space. To the west the city is perceived as a historic Roman Mediaeval City and London West End.
Rich elite live and upwind in the central part of the crowded City and this is why the west end has been so successful for such a time. Live at the London Apollo Theatre you can watch great actors do their thing for example Mark Rylance London’s West End.
Central London has a central activities zone area and the City of London in Westminster and Camden, Islington, Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Southwark, Lambeth and Kensington and Chelsea all look forward to watching plays like My Kingdom For A Horse.
Richard III is an experience which will stay long in your memory.
Richard III running in London at the Apollo Theatre.