Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Takes £1.1m in A Single Week

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It was announced today that Charlie and the Chocolate Factory broke the record for the highest weekly gross sales at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane at the end of December, with box office receipts of more than £1.1m.

charlie-chocolate-factoryThe West End, of course, isn’t transparent about its weekly take as producers are on Broadway, except when they’ve got something to crow about like here, but this level of income puts the show on a serious par with takings for many shows on Broadway — but with (somewhat) lower ticket prices. Which makes it even more of an achievement.