Named after John Brown, officially the Queen's "ghillie" who quickly became her confidante. Their close relationship initially caused much gossip. The scandal faded in time as people became accustomed to JB's constant presence and he remained the Queens confidante for almost 20 years. JB's Restaurant sits under the spacious Victoria Park Plaza Hotel. With large gold columns and an open plan; split level stairs and strategically placed marble all come together to create an air of warmth and comfort, perfectly enhancing the seasonal flavours of mushrooms and walnuts on the restaurants satisfying menu.
There has never been a better time to experience "the hit musical with brains, heart and courage" (The Sunday Telegraph) as it flies into its sixth spellbinding year at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.
Based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire that re-imagined the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’, Wicked tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two girls who first meet as sorcery students. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfill their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.
"A major hit with audiences and critics alike" (BBC News), Wicked has been voted by theatregoers as London's Most Popular Show (2010 Olivier Award), Best Night Out (2011 Evening Standard Theatre Award) and Best West End Show (2011 and 2010 Whatsonstage.com Award).
Experience this unforgettable musical and discover that you’ve not been told the whole story about the Land of Oz…
The Wicked cast includes Louise Dearman as Elphaba. Having previously played Glinda in Wicked, .she is the first actress to play both starring roles in the history of the show. Also starring Gina Beck (Glinda), Ben Freeman (Fiyero), Louise Plowright (Madame Morrible) and Sam Lupton (Boq)