West End theatre

Emily Dobbs: There shouldn't be so much cynicism around casting 'names' in plays
By Emily Dobbs
The producer of Found111 explains why we should be celebrating star casting and how we need more commercial theatres of different shapes and sizes
Ordertorium: the app that brings drinks to your seat
By Chris Doyle
WhatsOnStage's sales manager Chris Doyle discovers you don't even have to go up to the bar to get a drink in a theatre these days
Theatre etiquette: an usher's viewpoint
An anonymous London-based front-of-house usher shares their perspective on theatre etiquette as part of our series
Kenneth Branagh: 'We want to earn our place in the West End'
The actor/director and his associates Rob Ashford and Christopher Oram on their ambitious year-long season at the Garrick Theatre
WOS Poll: Whatsonstage.com survey predicts West End boost from Olympics
By Editorial Staff
Contrary to recent high-profile predictions, this summer's Olympic Games will have a positive impact on London's West End, according to those who actually buy theatre tickets – ...