Charlie and the Chocolate Factory opens in West End

Director Sam Mendes told the BBC it was "a privilege" to work on a book he has always loved

The stage production of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is the newest musical to launch in the West End.

Staged by the Oscar winning director, Sam Mendes, it has cost £10m to produce.

But will it live up to the hype?

Here's my report on the show.

Here is my report on her.

Will Gompertz, Arts editor Article written by Will Gompertz Will Gompertz Arts editor

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