West End Theatres Remain Open After Foiled Car Bomb Attack

News   West End Theatres Remain Open After Foiled Car Bomb Attack Police have advised that evening West End performances can go ahead despite an unexploded car bomb discovered in the heart of London's theatre land in the early hours of June 29.

The bomb was found in London's Haymarket, where The Last Confession — starring David Suchet — recently opened at the Theatre Royal and where, on the opposite side of the road, Her Majesty's Theatre is hosting the long-running The Phantom of the Opera. Other nearby theatres include the Comedy, where "Cheers" actor Rhea Perlman recently started her West End debut run in Boeing Boeing.

Police officers disabled the bomb with a controlled explosion. The car has been taken away, and police have advised theatres that the Haymarket will be open in time for evening performances.