The Phantom of the Opera
Photo: Johan Persson
Currently playing at Her Majesty’s Theatre
After nearly 30 years The Phantom of the Opera is still one of the most impressive stage spectacles in the West End. The mesmerising score tells the classic tragic love story and let’s not forget the famous chandelier. Andrew Lloyd Webber and Richard Stilgoe wrote the musical’s book together based on the French novel Le Fantôme de l’Opéra by Gaston Leroux. Its central plot revolves around a beautiful soprano, Christine Daaé and by 2011 it had been seen by over 130 million people in 145 cities in 27 countries.