Theatrical charity, Acting for Others, announces the return of the West End Flea Market, following its hugely successful debut last year, which saw crowds of theatre fans lining up for showstopping goodies and a chance to meet West End stars, raising over £26,000 in one morning. The event will take place on Saturday 16 May 2020 at St Paul’s Church, Covent Garden.

Top West End shows set up a variety of uniquely designed stalls offering theatrical memorabilia, signed posters, bric-a-brac and special items for auction. Last year, company members from The Book of Mormon, HamiltonThe Phantom of the OperaMamma Mia!Les MiserablesThe Mousetrap and The Royal Opera House took part with Only Fools and Horses winning Best Dressed Stall with an array of delights including Trigger’s Kissing Booth and Mischief Theatre’s The Play That Goes Wrong won the showstopper competition judged by Christopher Biggins, Celia Imrie and Wayne Sleep.

The shows hosting a stall will compete to win in a brand new theatrical challenge, with judges to be announced. The public are invited to come and cheer on their favourite show and the winner will be announced at the event. In addition, there will be signings, a theatrical tombola, auctions and all sorts of exciting theatrical memorabilia up for grabs as well as the chance to meet stars from hit shows.

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Kath is an actor, singer and writer with a passion for theatre. She has been reviewing for At The Theatre since 2014. Kath has a Masters in Performance at Liverpool Hope University and is Creative Engagement Worker for B arts, a participatory arts organisation.

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