Infographic: The economic impact of Arts & Culture in the UK
By Editorial Staff · 30 May 2013 · London, West End
When Culture Secretary Maria Miller called for the arts to make their "economic case" for subsidy, the Arts Council responded by publishing an independent report showing that, among other ...
Infographic: Regions at risk as London dominates private arts giving
By Editorial Staff · 17 May 2013 · London
A report published earlier this week by Arts & Business revealed that, though private sector support for arts and culture in England increased in 2012, support for regional organisat
WOS Poll: Is Nicholas Hytner the most successful director in National history?
By Editorial Staff · 2 May 2013 · West End
This week, Nicholas Hytner confirmed that he'll be stepping down as artistic director of the National Theatre in March 2015, after 12 years in charge. Speculation about who could ...
Infographic: Premium pricing & other 2013 West End ticket trends
By Editorial Staff · 12 Apr 2013 · London, West End
There were so many head-scratching stats in The Stage newspaper's second annual West End ticketing survey that we had to make a pretty picture to do them justice! Please ...
Poll Results: Did Margaret Thatcher change British theatre for better or worse?
By Editorial Staff · 9 Apr 2013 · London, West End
Haydn Gwynne as Margaret Thatcher in The Audience Following the death of Margaret Thatcher, the audience at Billy Elliot voted to keep in the show Elton John and Lee Hall's ...
Winners of the Opera Poll 2013 announced
By Keith McDonnell · 25 Feb 2013 · London
A night at the opera Now an annual event, the whatsonstage.com Opera Poll saw fierce voting from over 1000 members of the general public and opera aficionados, and we're delighted to ...
Ramin Karimloo responds to WOS poll victory, joins The West End Men
By Editorial Staff · 24 Aug 2012 · London, West End
Ramin Karimloo at the 2011 WhatsOnStage Awards Ramin Karimloo, recently voted favourite West End leading man by our readers, has posted a magnanimous acceptance speech on his Facebook ...
Vote in WOS Poll: West End leading men - who gets your vote?
By Editorial Staff · 9 Aug 2012 · London, West End
West End's leading men for musical theatre THE POLL HAS NOW CLOSED. CHECK BACK SOON FOR RESULTS AND OUR LEADING MEN QUIZ! Following our recent feature ...
Alan Ayckbourn tops WOS Jubilee Playwrights poll
By Editorial Staff · 7 Jun 2012 · London, West End
Alan Ayckbourn Alan Ayckbourn has come top of Whatsonstage.com's Jubilee Playwrights poll to find the most popular of the ‘new Elizabethans'. Ayckbourn, author of over 70 plays, ...
Check out & share our interactive Theatreland infographic
By Editorial Staff · 8 May 2012 · London, West End
Our design-savvy friends at Time Out London have created this cool "London's West End by numbers" interactive infographic – drawing on some Whatsonstage.com Awards and other recent ...