Behind-the-scenes video from London's biggest theatre shows
We go backstage at the city's top plays and musicals to meet the people who give the West End its sparkle
What does it take to keep a theatre production running for months, years and decades on end? A bit of love from Time Out's theatre critics certainly helps, but in reality it's the tireless work of make-up artists, costume-makers, production staff, directors and – of course – actors that really makes the difference between forgettable folly and West End legend.
Curious to find out how the city's best-loved shows keep the ovations coming week in, week out, Time Out secured exclusive backstage access at some of Theatreland's biggest venues. Check out the behind-the-scenes videos below to find out how the magic happens.
Behind the scenes at London's biggest shows
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