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11 October 2019, 08:38 | Updated: 6 January 2020, 14:41
Smooth's Kate Garraway took on her biggest charity challenge: appearing in FIVE West End shows in just one gruelling day.
To raise money for our charity Global's Make Some Noise, Kate's West End Takeover saw her attempt to appear in five massive West End productions.
She started her marathon challenge as a cocktail-maker in one of London’s newest shows, BIG The Musical, at the Dominion Theatre.
This was followed by an appearance as a parent in the finale of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock The Musical. From there, Kate dashed to The Hippodrome for London’s hottest production, Magic Mike Live, before joining Joe Sugg and the cast of the romantic musical comedy Waitress at the Adelphi Theatre.
Finally, Kate took to the stage as a wedding guest in one of the West End’s most successful productions, MAMMA MIA!, at the Novello Theatre.
Here are all the highlights from her long day:
.@MammaMiaMusical... here she goes again 🇬🇷🌸 A year on and @KateGarraway is back treading the boards at the @NovelloTheatre! Show 5/5 of the #KateWestEnd challenge is almost complete - please make a kind donatation for @MakeNoise at https://t.co/V9JaGD3yPQ pic.twitter.com/XfWrvGJdqc— Smooth Radio (@SmoothRadio) October 10, 2019
Straight after stepping off stage at @SchoolOfRockUK, @KateGarraway gave us her raw reaction! The verdict is... it rocked 🤘#KateWestEnd | @MakeNoise | https://t.co/V9JaGD3yPQ pic.twitter.com/tTnhfu16Wy— Smooth Radio (@SmoothRadio) October 10, 2019
.@kategarraway before & after a successful first performance of the night in @BigTheMusical! Even got a post-show dressing room visit from @KimberleyJWalsh & @JayMcGuiness 🎭🌟 #KateWestEnd Please donate to @MakeNoise via https://t.co/Ii4C3o409n pic.twitter.com/SQQIBqqBFO— Smooth Radio (@SmoothRadio) October 10, 2019
.@KateGarraway has arrived at #London’s @DominionTheatre for her first role of the night in @BigTheMusical - she even has her own dressing room 🌟🎭#KateWestEnd | @MakeNoise | https://t.co/Ii4C3o409n pic.twitter.com/id9gyjh3x0— Smooth Radio (@SmoothRadio) October 10, 2019
And so it begins! @KateGarraway just wrapped up final rehearsals - rollers in tow - for @MammaMiaMusical ahead of her #KateWestEnd challenge! In aid of @MakeNoise, Kate will appear in five #WestEnd musicals tonight 🎭 Please donate via https://t.co/Ii4C3o409n pic.twitter.com/UoEtEjWzMT— Smooth Radio (@SmoothRadio) October 10, 2019
Created by Global, the Media & Entertainment group, Global’s Make Some Noise funds projects and small charities across the UK which support disadvantaged children, young people and their families.
On Friday October 11, the day after Kate’s challenge, Global will unite all its radio brands – Smooth, Classic FM, Heart, Capital, LBC, Radio X, Capital XTRA and Gold – for Global’s Make Some Noise Day, raising money to help young people living with illness, disability or lack of opportunity.
To donate £10, £20 or £30 to Global’s Make Some Noise, text SMOOTH10 or SMOOTH20 or SMOOTH30 respectively to 70766. 100% of your donation will go to Global’s Make Some Noise. Some networks may charge you a standard network rate to use this donation service. If you’re under 16, then ask the bill payer’s permission before texting. Read full ‘Text to Donate’ Terms and Conditions at makesomenoise.com