Leicester Square is a square located in the West End of London, within the City of Wesminster, close to Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square.
The square is well-known for its long association with the theatrical tradition. Today, it is the heart of the West End entertainment district. It is home to the cinema with the largest screen and the biggest number of seats (over 1600) in the world. Nearby, there is the headquarters of one of the most popular radio stations in Great Britain, Global Radio.
Both the square and the pedestrian precinct are decorated with several statues representing different prominent figures from the world of theatre and cinema. It contains the statue of Shakepeare, Charles Chaplin, as well as Tom Cruise's handprints.