1 Apr 2015
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A Trip to the Chocolate Factory : A Hotel Chocolat Masterclass

was invited for a Chocolate making masterclass. This is NOT a drill….A CHOCOLATE MAKING MASTERCLASS at Hotel Chocolat followed by a trip to the tastiest show in town – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. No I hadn’t been punked, this was actual factual real life and I have to tell you it was bliss.

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20 Mar 2015
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Should You Work For Free? No Pay / Low Pay – Is It Ethical?

With an ever increasing number of jobs being advertised at low or no pay, Rebecca Felgate discusses whether it is ethical to work for little or nothing as well as what we can all do to tackle the issue.

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19 Mar 2015
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Welcome: My Theatre Mates

Saying hello is the best professional advice I can give. Luckily one person I said “hello” to last year is Terri Paddock, who has just set up a new website “My Theatre Mates” with theatre critic Mark Shenton.

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10 Mar 2015
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Les Miserables Broadway Vs London

Guest Post: West End Wilma took a trip to the Big Apple and saw one of her favourite shows, Les Miserables. Wilma discusses the changes made to the newer Broadway production compared with it’s older West End counterpart

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11 Feb 2015
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West End Show Rumours

We predict what shows will open over the next year amid a few hot rumours going around the West End!

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3 Feb 2015
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#LDNtheatrebloggers Planet Hollywood Meet Up

Read all about our latest summer (in winter!) themed #LDNTheatreBloggers meet up at Planet Hollywood hosted with our mates at SeatPlan.

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23 Dec 2014
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2014 highlights

Ho Ho HELLO, yep, it’s that time of year again. All of us at Official Theatre are about to head home for Christmas and New, but I for one would not step foot on the first capital connect back to the shire without thanking each and every one of our readers for an incredible year. […]

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17 Dec 2014
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Into The Woods Film

We were very happy to be invited to a press screening of forthcoming film, Into The Woods. Read our review of the stage adaptation starring Jonny Depp, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine and Meryl Streep.

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5 Dec 2014
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Cats the musical London Palladium

We are SO EXCITED that Cats the Musical is back in the West End. So much so that we made a little video preempting the rap cat!

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2015 Whats on Stage Awards Launch Party

Hi Rebecca, come and have some wine at our launch party! Oh, yeah, okay…SOLD. Yep it’s that time of year again; What’s On Stage have announced their 2015 Awards nominees!

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