According to, a trip to a top West End show in London costs the average couple £1.07 a minute.

(Their pricing presumes the couple buy a bag of Maltesers, a coke, a gin and tonic and an ice-cream. Costs of tickets to shows have risen 100% over the last 15 years, 9% over the last year. You’ll be glad to know that the cost of visiting the Learn English Network has risen 0% over the last 12 years. It was free then, and it’s free now.)