David Eldridge’s latest play BEGINNING transfers from the National Theatre to the West End’s Ambassadors Theatre for a ten-week season in the new year. It will be the first production in the Ambassadors after Stomp ends its ten-year run at the theatre on 7 January.
As it’s the first of the month, we’re taking a brief moment to remind ourselves of the biggest news stories from the month just closed. What were the headlines that got readers clicking most? Any surprises? Our Top 10 News stories from October 2017 are listed below with summaries and links to read more.
The Olivier Award-winning and global phenomenon STOMP will end its 15-year run in London’s West End on 7 January 2018, following a box office record-breaking 10-year run at London’s Ambassadors Theatre.
I had never seen it and was somewhat apprehensive that 100 minutes of people banging buckets wouldn’t be that interesting. I was soon proven wrong.
STOMP in London finished 2016 on a high with two consecutive record-breaking performances on Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 December.
2016 marks the 25th anniversary for STOMP, which has now extended its booking period at London’s Ambassadors Theatre until 7 January 2018. During this new booking period, the show will celebrate its 15th birthday in London and its 10th birthday at the Ambassadors Theatre, where it has broken all previous box office records.
West End LIVE in association with MasterCard takes place in Trafalgar Square on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 June 2015. Now in its 11th year, this free annual event – the largest event of its type in the world – is organised by Westminster City Council and Official London Theatre and offers fantastic free family entertainment from London’s top theatre productions and attractions.