Crowds gather for West End Live

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.

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Free West End shows

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 Londons top shows and the largest event of its type in the UK.