At its grand opening in April 1928, the Piccadilly Theatre was one of the largest theatres to be built in London - as its souvenir brochure claimed, 'If all the bricks used in the building were laid in a straight line, they would stretch from London to Paris'. The opening production starred one of the most acclaimed actresses of the period, Miss Evelyn Laye.
In its early days, the Piccadilly operated as a cinema and made entertainment history when it premiered the very first talking... Read more >>
With everything from Rock and Roll, classic Musical Theatre, brand new shows, bold reimaginings of timeless stories and revivals of shows loved by audiences worldwide, there's undoubtedly something for everyone in 2017.
As Valentine’s Day approaches, we’ve been thinking about what we could learn from the loved-up characters featured in some of the West End’s current productions.
Are you single? In a relationship? Need to spice up your love life? Decide what to do on Valentine’s Day with the aid of our trusty flowchart.
This Christmas, we thought we'd try and get some of ATG's staff centre stage with our own version of the '12 Days of Christmas' classic. Contributors are - in true ATG style - from all round the country, and involved in theatre in many different capacities.
With Thriller Live shacked up at the Lyric Theatre, The Commitments rocking the Palace and Mamma Mia! serving up sequins and nostalgia nightly at the Novello, jukebox musicals have taken the West End by storm. Our own Piccadilly Theatre and Harold Pinter Theatre are proud to host transfers of the smash hits Jersey Boys and Sunny Afternoon.
Did you know that ATG owns 40 theatres? Each unique in their own special way... here are some nice photos that show them off at their best.
We went to the heart of the theatre district to find out why you think London's West End is so great.