Boris Johnson has recalled his own "atrocious" acting as a schoolboy, as he visited the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith today.
He was checking progress on a multi-million pound re-development, the building's first major face-lift in 30 years.
£1 million pounds of that money has come from the Mayor's Office, some of which will go towards the Lyric's youth educational programme.
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