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Live Blog: WhatsOnStage Awards 2015

Live from the Prince of Wales Theatre

Live Blog: WhatsOnStage Awards 2015

This LIVE BLOG will launch at 6.00pm from the Prince of Wales Theatre, London.

 

18:39 We are here, live, at the Prince of Wales Theatre in the heart of London's West End for The WhatsOnStage Awards 2015. We'll be covering all of the gossip and award winners (and losers) live on here! Keep refreshing for the latest updates...

 

 

18:46 The audience are arriving in their droves! Some famous West End names have also arrived - including Kerry Ellis who is currently in Cats at the Palladium and West End Producer (#dear). Cast members from Jersey Boys, Miss Saigon and more are already seated as well.

 

 

18:56 And... West End Producer have just walked past us! We're shaking in our boots... #dear.

 

 

19:00 The tannoy has spoken and tonight's events are about to kick off! Here we go...

 

 

19:10 The first award for Best Supporting Actress is taking place right now!

 

 

19:15 The nominations for Best Supporting…

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Music

Interview: Kaiser Chiefs at the O2 Arena

James Gilmore gets the latest gossip from the Kaiser Chiefs

Kaiser Chiefs are one of the most successful punk rock bands of the 21st Century. Consisting of lead vocalist Ricky Wilson (who can be spotted alongside Tom Jones, Rita Ora and will.i.am on The Voice), guitarist Andrew White, bassist Simon Rix, keyboardist Nick Baines (AKA Peanut) and drummer Vijay Mistry, there music has topped the charts with all five of their LP’s reaching the Top 10 UK Album Charts.

 

Following the huge success of their latest effort, “Education, Education, Education and War”, the Kaisers embarked on an arena tour around the UK and our very own Arts Editor James Gilmore paid them a visit backstage before their gig at the busiest arena in the world, the O2 Arena.

 

INTERVIEW:

JG: Your new album, “Education, Education, Education and War” was released in March last year to huge acclaim. Why did you decide to go with that name for the release?

 

KC: We like to think…

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Hot 4

Kaleya Cover Contest: Take Me To Church - Hozier

Congratulations to MAX & Nick Dungo for winning this week!

This week, Kaleya looks at the best covers of the song Take Me To Church by Hozier. "Take Me To Church" is Hozier's debut single and was released in September 2013 as the lead from Hozier's EP of the same name. The single has sold over 3 million copies in the US, peaking at Number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in December 2014 and - elsewhere - the single has reached Top 5 in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, where it peaked at Number Two on the 1st February 2015.

 

This song has been covered by five talented Youtubers.  The winner will be announced on Kaleya’s show on Sunday 22nd February 2015, between 9pm and 10pm! Don't forget to vote and support your favourite cover.

  • Sofia Karlberg

       

    Jasmine Thompson

       

    Sam Tsui & Kurt Schneider

       

    [cover…

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