The Audience

Helen Mirren to hold an Audience with Broadway?
By Rosie Bannister · 11 Jul 2014 · Broadway

The WhatsOnStage award-winning show will reportedly open in New York next year

SOLT reports record box office figures for 2013
By Theo Bosanquet · 29 Jan 2014 · London, West End

Shows including The Book of Mormon and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory helped lift overall attendances at SOLT's 52 venues to 14.5 million

Spotlight On: Best Actress in a Play award
By Ben Hewis · 6 Jan 2014 · National

In the third installment of our 'Spotlight On' series we take a closer look at the nominees for one of the most closely contested awards

Michael Coveney: Helen Mirren gives an audience, the Court opens up
By Michael Coveney · 11 Jun 2013 · London, West End
Slightly surreal, this one-off yesterday afternoon: Helen Mirren gave an audience to a live audience on the Gielgud Theatre stage where she's appearing (until Saturday) in The Audience...
Helen Mirren drums up support for Royal outburst?
By Editorial Staff · 7 May 2013 · London, West End
Helen Mirren plays HRH The Queen in The Audience Helen Mirren's castigation of a group of drummers on Saturday (see video below) has made headlines round the ...
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 ...
Review Round-up: Mirren reclaims throne with The Audience
By Editorial Staff · 6 Mar 2013 · West End
Stephen Daldry's production of The Audience starring Helen Mirren premiered at the Gielgud Theatre last night (5 March 2013, previews from 15 February). Peter Morgan's play sees Mirren reprise ...
The Audience
By Michael Coveney · 5 Mar 2013 · West End
"What fine hands the country is in!" exclaims the Queen, sarcastically, after John Major has confessed he only passed three O-Levels and she, of course, "home educated" but treated as a girl ...
Haydn Gwynne plays Thatcher opposite Mirren's Queen in The Audience
By Editorial Staff · 2 Nov 2012 · West End
Haydn Gwynne will play Margaret Thatcher opposite Helen Mirren as The Queen in next year's premiere of Peter Morgan's new play The Audience. It's also been announced that Robert Hardy ...