West End Eurovision

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West End is an annual event held in London between top West End shows, loosely based on the Eurovision Song Contest. It is generally held at the Piccadilly theatre and the host show does not compete but rather is the opening act before the main event. This event is done for the charity theatremad and the format is divided between two competitions, one for the best performance and another for the best ident.

2008[edit]

  • Debuting Shows:

Avenue Q Buddy The Lion King Phantom of the Opera Mamma Mia! Grease Wicked

Draw Show Song Country Year Place Points
 ?? Wicked Ooh Aah... Just a Little Bit  United Kingdom 1996 1st ??
 ?? Grease Making Your Mind Up  United Kingdom 1981 ??
 ?? Avenue Q  ??  ??  ??  ??
 ?? Buddy  ??  ??  ??  ??
 ?? The Lion King  ??  ??  ??  ??
 ?? Phantom of the Opera  ??  ??  ??  ??
 ?? Mamma Mia!  ??  ??  ??  ??
 ??  ?? Ding-A-Dong  Netherlands 1975  ??
 ??  ?? Waterloo  Sweden 1974  ??
 ??  ?? Save Your Kisses For Me  United Kingdom 1976  ??

2009[edit]

Draw Show Song Country Year Place Points
01 Phantom of the Opera Take Me To Your Heaven  Sweden 1999 8th  ??
02 Mamma Mia Las Vegas  Sweden 2005 1st  ??
03 Lion King Wild Dances  Ukraine 2004 5th  ??
04 We Will Rock You Love Shine A Light  United Kingdom 1997 3rd  ??
05 Billy Elliot I'm Never Giving Up  United Kingdom 1983 2nd  ??
06 Wicked Touch My Fire  United Kingdom 2005 4th  ??
07 Dirty Dancing Nel blu dipinto di blu  Italy 1958 7th  ??
08 La Cage aux Folles Diva  Israel 1998 6th  ??

2010[edit]

This year's contest was judged by Toby Anstis, Sally Ann Triplet and Graham Norton

Draw Show Song Country Year Place Points
 ?? Dirty Dancing Shake It  Greece 2004 1st  ??
 ?? Les Miserables Puppet on a String  United Kingdom 1967  ??  ??
 ?? Avenue Q Better the Devil You Know  United Kingdom 1993  ??  ??
 ?? Phantom of the Opera La Voix  Sweden 2009  ??  ??
 ?? Love Never Dies Just Get Out of My Life  Montenegro 2009  ??  ??
 ?? Legally Blonde Flying The Flag (For You)  United Kingdom 2007 ??  ??
 ?? We Will Rock You The Balkan Girls  Romania 2009  ??  ??
 ?? Jermyn Street Theatre My Number One  Greece 2005  ??  ??
 ?? Dreamboats and Petticoats Miss Kiss Kiss Bang  Germany 2009  ??  ??
 ?? Mamma Mia Song#1  Russia 2007  ??  ??
 ?? Billy Elliott Let It Swing  Norway 1985  ??  ??

2011[edit]

West End Eurovision 2011
Host
Venue Piccadilly Theatre
London, United Kingdom
Presenter(s) Gaby Roslin
Opening act The Cast of Grease
Interval act The Original Bucks Fizz
Participants
Number of entries 11
Debuting countries Wizard of Oz
39 Steps
Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Returning countries Wicked
Withdrawing countries Dreamboats and Petticoats
Jermyn Street Theatre
Mamma Mia!
Vote
Winning song Legally Blonde
West End Eurovision
2011

This year, the contests pannelists were Legally Blonde leading lady Sheridan Smith, BBC Eurovision commentator Graham Norton and unsuccessful 2010 Irish Eurovision contestant Justin Lee Collins

Draw Show Song Country Year Place Points
 ?? Wizard of Oz Je ne sais quoi  Iceland 2010  ??  ??
 ?? Les Miserables Shady Lady  Ukraine 2008  ??  ??
 ?? Phantom of the Opera Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley  Sweden 1984  ??  ??
 ?? We Will Rock You In My Dreams  Norway 2005  ??  ??
 ?? Billy Elliot Teenage Life  United Kingdom 2006  ??  ??
 ?? Priscilla Queen of the Desert This Is My Life  Iceland 2008  ??  ??
 ?? Wicked Aven Romale  Czech Republic 2009  ??  ??
 ?? Legally Blonde Dancing Lasha Tumbai  Ukraine 2007 1st  ??
 ?? Love Never Dies It's All About You  Albania 2010  ??  ??
 ?? Dirty Dancing Fångad av en stormvind  Sweden 1991  ??  ??
 ?? 39 Steps Pump-Pump  Finland 1976 2nd  ??