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.
Wicked has been casting its spell over audiences across the world for a decade, winning over 90 international awards, and continues to be a “West End sensation” (Daily Mail) at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre where it recently played its landmark 3000th performance.
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.
Packed with thrilling technical wizardry, dazzling costumes, an ingenious and witty story and show-stopping songs (by multi GRAMMY® and Academy Award® winner Stephen Schwartz), Wicked is “a magical mystery tour through the fantasy land of Oz” (London Evening Standard) that is not to be missed.