Tens of thousands of people have watched some of their all time favourite musicals today for free.
From Matilda to Wicked - 30 West End productions are being showcased in the heart of the capital all weekend. Phil Bayles got a sample of the action.
-It's the largest event of its type in the UK and thousands of people are expected to visit central London to see West End performances for free all weekend.
-Performances are programmed on stage 11am-6pm on Sat and 12pm-6pm on Sun.
-Entry is on a first come, first served basis.
Stars of the West End will gather in Trafalgar Square this weekend for the annual theatre and musical festival West End LIVE – a weekend of free entertainment from London’s topshows and the largest event of its type in the UK.
More than half a million people are expected to gather for live performances from West End favourites like Billy Elliot The Musical, Jersey Boys, Disney’s The Lion King, Mamma Mia!, Matilda The Musical, Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera, War Horse and Wicked.
There will also be an exclusive preview of new musical From Here To Eternity on Saturday introduced by the legendary lyricist Sir Tim Rice.