Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap plots socially distanced West End reopening

Adam Spiegel, The Mousetrap’s producer, said he recognised it is not viable for the majority of West End productions to operate with social distancing measures in place for the cast, audience and backstage staff. “We are very fortunate with The Mousetrap that, with the help of our stakeholders, we are able to adapt our economic […]

Tudor girl-band concert Six set to be first musical to reopen in West End

A hit at the Edinburgh fringe in 2018, Six has become one of London’s most popular new musicals, regularly packing out the intimate Arts theatre, where tribute drawings by its hardcore fans – know as the Queendom – hang in the foyer and there are themed cocktails at the bar. There have been Six karaoke […]

Six West End theatres will reopen next month with temperature checks, face masks and more legroom as seats are removed to improve social distancing

The venues will use the following measures:The audience will be socially distanced with seats removed, giving patrons more legroom.Patrons will have fill out a health questionnaire before they arrive. if you feel unwell before the play, Nimax will offer you a refund or a change of date until 10am on the day of the performance. Temperature checks […]

Coronation Street’s Maureen Lipman, 74, thrown into fight scene on her return to the soap

She said: “But we have to remember this industry brings fortunes into the country and we can’t let it sink. We just can’t. We have to look after ourselves as best as we can and keep helping the talent.”

TALK OF THE TOWN: Garrick Club set to end 187-year ban on women

Last time members such as Stephen Fry, Damian Lewis, Hugh Bonneville, Michael Gove and Sir Trevor McDonald indicated they would support women joining. And BBC journalist John Simpson said after the vote fell short: ‘Nobody in The Garrick feels this is the end of the road.’

What’s All the Hype About the ‘Travis Scott Meal’ at McDonald’s? Vulture Investigates.

The ad for the Travis Scott Meal, which was released today, features Scott as a Happy Meal toy of himself showing off the combo, which he touts as his “same order since back in Houston.” This gesture toward authenticity (eat the very same thing Travis Scott eats!) wrapped within so many layers of artifice (a […]

The NYC exodus: Fleet of moving trucks arrive in the Upper West Side and dozens wait in line to hire U-Hauls as residents reeling from lockdown and the surge in homeless people call it quits

There was a 162 per cent increase in the number of shooting victims and a 166 per cent increase in the number of shooting incidents during the four-week period that ended on August 23 compared to the same period last year, New York Police Department data shows.

Vulture Readers on What TV Shows They Divorced

Last week Margaret Lyons shared her heartbreaking tale of show-divorcing Revenge and asked readers for their sad stories. Many were itching to share theirs of love gone awry. Here are the shows most often divorced by readers this season and the reasons for the splits:

Gatwick’s ‘ghost town’: Crawley is devastated with 6,000 jobs under threat at area’s biggest employer when furlough ends

Gatwick Airport Chief Executive Officer Stewart Wingate said at the time: ‘If anyone is in any doubt about the devastating impact COVID-19 has had on the aviation and travel industry then today’s news we have shared with our staff, regarding the proposed job losses, is a stark reminder.’ 

Kim Kardashian sits atop a car to celebrate the ‘exciting’ one year anniversary of SKIMS… after having a ‘heavy heart’ over KUWTK ending

‘After what will be 14 years, 20 seasons, hundreds of episodes and numerous spin-off shows, we are beyond grateful to all of you who’ve watched us for all of these years – through the good times, the bad times, the happiness, the tears, and the many relationships and children. We’ll forever cherish the wonderful memories […]