The Book of Mormon breaks West End box-office record

Written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone in collaboration with Avenue Q co-composer Robert Lopez, The Book of Mormon follows two of the religion’s missionaries sent to Uganda to spread the word. There are currently four productions worldwide, with a Chicago show and a US touring production on top of its Broadway […]

Footfall in London’s West End down by two-thirds on last year

Unemployment across the UK could rise beyond the levels seen in the 1980s, the Office for Budget Responsibility predicted last month – even before official figures showed that Britain is in its worst recession since records began, as the economy shrank by 20.4% in the three months to June, more than any other major economy.

‘It’s the worst I’ve ever seen’: London’s West End struggles to bounce back

Waterstones briefly reopened its Covent Garden branch after lockdown, but “if you can’t cover the lighting (costs) you have to close again”, said Daunt, adding that the problems faced by London are replicated in other European capitals and US cities including New York and Los Angeles.

The Great Gatsby defies virus with October West End reopening

Hartshorn said: “Gatsby provides you with an easier environment to social distance than at a supermarket. The thing we’re doubling down on is PPE: in Gatsby you’re invited to a party so we’ve made it a masquerade ball which requires a mask, so we’re managing to incorporate that into the show.”

Toast of London exclusive: Watch Steven Toast reveal exactly who dunnit on radio ahead of West End return

Steven Toast is set to make his very, very long awaited return to the West End in theatrical museum piece The Moose Trap – but will he be left waiting in the wings after he reveals whodunnit during a radio chat?

London’s Le Caprice restaurant to close its doors in the West End

A spokesperson for Caprice Holdings said: “Le Caprice has occupied the current site for 38 years and now the lease is coming to an end. The iconic restaurant within the London dining scene will be reborn at a new location currently under negotiation.

Search for missing girl, 12, ends after her body is found in river

In a statement on Twitter, West Dumbartonshire Police said during the search officers were focused in Balloch Road, between the junctions at Ben Lomond Way and Dalavait Road, which were closed.

Will ‘Donda’ Actually Get Released? 8 Other Kanye West Projects That Have Been Shelved

An album-length team-up between West and Drake has long been rumored. Back in 2015, West mentioned a possible collaborative album with Drake while talking to New York City hip-hop radio station Hot 97, according to GQ. That same GQ article notes that in March of 2016 an alternate version of The Life of Pablo song […]

Kanye West is ‘conveniently mentally ill when it serves his purposes,’ comic D.L. Hughley claims in shocking interview

“Living with bipolar disorder does not diminish or invalidate his dreams and his creative ideas, no matter how big or unobtainable they may feel to some. That is part of his genius and as we have all witnessed, many of his dreams have come true.”

Comedian Daniel Tosh tells female audience member that it would be funny ‘if a bunch of guys just raped her’ after she heckled him on stage

The audience members said they were not refunded the cost of their tickets but offered a free pair to another show at the LA club whose past stand-ups include Jerry Seinfeld, Ellen Degeneres, Richard Pryor, Robin Williams and Bob Hope.