5 West End theatre productions you really shouldn’t miss

A nighttime shot of the Royal Albert Hall, LondonThere are many reasons why people fancy visiting London, and seeing a West End show or theatre performance is one of the biggest.

There is such a wide variety of them that sometimes it can be hard to make a decision on which one would be best for you and your companions. Continue reading “5 West End theatre productions you really shouldn’t miss”


Roald Dahl’s delicious and mysterious tale of the young Charlie Bucket and the extraordinary confectioner Willy Wonka is coming to life as a musical at the Royal Drury Lane Theatre.

For those of you who are unfamiliar on the plot, the story takes place in an unknown city where Mr Willy Wonka is the owner of the greatest chocolate factory in the world. He decides to open up the doors of his factory to five privileged children. In order to choose who should be so lucky, Willy Wonka hides five golden tickets in his famous chocolate bars. These tickets are VIP access to the chocolate factory. Amongst the winners is the unsuspecting hero of the book, Charlie bucket who has grown up with stories about the factory. Nothing could prepare the winners for what was beyond the gates. The story continues with incredible and astonishing sugary delights, however not everything is a sweet as it seems. Unlike the theatre which is offering a sweet £10 off all prices for the preview performances taking place from 18 May – 24 June 2013.

The truly unmissable and exciting production of Charlie and The Chocolate Factory has inspired DUKES London to create their own version of a chocolate factory.  A family fun, chocolate- themed day with DUKES London starts with afternoon tea bursting with Charlie and The Chocolate Factory themed delicious treats and ending with the exhilarating new musical. After a sugar-filled day, you and your family can also take the time to unwind in one of our luxurious suites.