Tag: Olivier Award

News: Olivier Awards 2017 Round-Up

News: Olivier Awards 2017 Round-Up

Last night, on 9 April, the Royal Albert Hall played host to the biggest awards ceremony in the theatre calendar, the 41st Olivier Awards.

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AYT Blog: Not Talking About You Me Bum Bum Train

AYT Blog: Not Talking About You Me Bum Bum Train

Originally published on A Younger Theatre


The origin of its name is still hotly debated by the volunteers before every show. I hear newcomers asking the more experienced stage hands about it in each room I walk through and everyone has a slightly different story to tell. But every single person describes their involvement in You Me Bum Bum Train with a smile on their face and a twinkle in their eye, every volunteer listening open-mouthed in wonder. I smile to myself as I take up my place for the next night of this interactive extravaganza.
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LBO News: Olivier Awards 2015 Round-Up

LBO News: Olivier Awards 2015 Round-Up

Originally published on London Box Office


This weekend was one of the pivotal awards weekends in the theatre calendar, with the stars of the West End hitting the red carpet to celebrate the best of theatre, dance and opera that London had to offer. The 39th Lawrence Olivier Awards took place on Sunday 12th April at the Royal Opera House and as ever there were some expected wins for the year’s most popular productions but also some surprises as well deserved dark horses crept up unawares.
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LBO review: The Book of Mormon

LBO review: The Book of Mormon

Originally published on London Box Office


You would think that after being on the West End for over a year the buzz about The Book of Mormon would have died down a bit. No one expected it to disappear entirely, but equally no one expected it to still be the hottest ticket in town. Well, one of the hottest. After all, Miss Saigon has just opened to record-breaking sales with £4.4m in one day vs. £2.1m for Mormon. But still, on a sunny Wednesday evening in June I was finally allowed into the magical world that currently inhabits the Prince of Wales theatre for the privilege of seeing this production in the flesh thanks to London Box Office. And yes, it was worth spending one of the very few sunny evenings that London has seen sat in a darkened theatre!
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Oh what a blog

So I was perusing my emails the other day, browsing quickly and casually through those spam-like emails you get from Groupon or Wowcher that no one really wants but I feel that I should look through or fear missing a deal. Also, I was bored (yes, that bored!) and was flicking through the much more interesting musical based emails searching for a cheeky deal to go and see something.

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