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From Pride to The Vaults doing Fantasia, this July is set to be a colourful affair. Read all about it at London Calling.

Written for Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film School

As someone who is obsessed with theatre, going to see a show is (predictably) one of my favourite outings. But Londoners are very lucky to have lots of other theatre-related things to see and do around the capital as well, and I’ve collected some of my favourite ones here.

Written for Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film School

If I had to sum up British theatre in two words, it would be Shakespeare and pantomime. Going on a Christmas outing to the panto is a tradition in many families, and lots of people are introduced to the wonderful world of theatre this way. The funny thing is that pantomime comes from some very un-British customs, and that it originally had nothing to do with Christmas at all.

Written for Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film School

Recently, we talked about theatre superstitions on this blog, and this week we’re continuing the supernatural theme with a look at London’s theatre ghosts. It seems that most of our capital’s theatres have one or more spooky inhabitants, so we’ve stuck to some of the most well-known ones here.

Written for Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film School

When you think about professional actors, the first things that come to mind are probably big names and big roles. What a lot of people don’t realise, is that you don’t have to have gone to drama school or land a role in the West End to have paid acting work. There’s always the much less glamourous route of becoming an extra.