West End to have £35m revamp
Impresario Sir Cameron Mackintosh has told BBC News Online he is spending £35m to rejuvenate London's West End to "make it exciting and new".
Sir Cameron announced on Wednesday he was to build a new theatre, The Sondheim, and revamp six of his other venues in an effort to boost dwindling audiences.
Unveiling the project on Wednesday, Sir Cameron urged people who had stayed away from London's theatres to return.
He told BBC News Online: "As long as people keep writing great new plays and put on great new productions, the West End is alive and well. click for more