Definitions

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  • n. Part of the West End district of London, England, where many theatres can be found.

Etymologies

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theatre +‎ land

Examples

  • From nose-to-tail to table-to-bed – St John chef Fergus Henderson is branching out into accommodation with this stylish 15-room pad and restaurant in theatreland.

    New UK accommodation for 2011

  • Burlesque shows have been seeping into theatreland for a while now, and one, The Hurly Burly Show, returns after a successful Leicester Square Theatre run.

    This week's new theatre

  • In the West End the focus was on the more exclusive custom-made tailoring trade, skills that would overlap with the demands of theatreland, with firms such as Berman & Nathan and Angels gaining prominence.

    From corsets for comedians to bespoke bras: Rigby & Peller has seen it all

  • Oragnisers hope the video link will entice Americans to come to London for theatreland as well as the Olympics.

    Olivier awards to unite London and New York's theatre lovers

  • On Twitter, the emergence of @westendproducer, a flamboyant wit with a cynical take on London's theatreland, who likes to hint that he might just be Sir Cameron Mackintosh, is a sparkling example of trick-or-tweet.

    Darling, is it you? | Editorial

  • Lyn Gardner: The panto season is starting to take hold in theatreland, but there's still a last chance to see some heavyweight drama

    Potted Panto – review

  • Nevertheless, the evocation of London's theatreland and the snapshot of life in Britain at that time seems to be very well-researched and conveyed.

    March 2008

  • I can't write out all the plot here, but it is murder in London's theatreland, with Shakespeare theme.

    May 2007

  • Police were alerted to a suspicious silver Mercedes car in the heart of theatreland by ambulance crew who noticed smoke inside it.

    No Boom in London--This Time (UPDATED)

  • Indeed, the BBC filmed their adaptation of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy in the area, back when the titular circus wasn't merely a battered junction encircled by sex shops and was actually a pretty grand entrance to the capital's theatreland.

    Archive 2006-03-01

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