Secret London: Theatreland
Little Known Facts about Theatreland
Around 13 million people attended theatres in the West End in 2008.
Theatreland attracts more visitors to its venues than Broadway in New York.
The Lord of the Rings was the most expensive play ever staged in London, costing a staggering £12.00.5million.
The Mousetrap is longest running play in the world, opening at The Ambassadors in 1952 and currently showing at St Martin’s Theatre.
The London Coliseum is the largest Theatre in the West End. This huge venue can seat nearly two and a half thousand people!