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LATEST REVIEWS . . . .  PITYALLELUJAH!A MONSTER CALLSTHE LEHMAN TRILOGYBUT IT STILL GOES ONIT HAPPENED IN KEY WESTTHE JUNGLE


WHAT'S NEW . . . . .
BRIEF ENCOUNTER closing early . . . . New London Theatre re-named the Gillian Lynne, in honour of the choreographer of its biggest hit, Cats . . . .The New London's second-biggest hit, WARHORSE, returns to the National Theatre this winter . . . . 'Tis the season to think about the EDINBURGH FESTIVAL and FRINGE, and for those not heading north in August, London's own CAMDEN FRINGE. . . . Old Vic Theatre celebrates 200th birthday . . . . Old Vic also goes all-digital - you have to ask specifically if you want paper tickets . . . .We are at last on Twitter. Follow us @theatreguidelon to be alerted to each new review . . . .  


LAST CHANCES . . .
. Closing dates announced for  MACHINAL July 21, BRIEF ENCOUNTER July 22, RED July 28, JEAN BRODIE July 28, CONSENT August 11, PITY August 11, ONE FOR SORROW August 11, TRANSLATIONS August 11,  KILLER JOE August 18, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN August 25, A MONSTER CALLS August 25,  PRESSURE September 1, LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE September 4, HOME I'M DARLING September 5, IMPERIUM September 8,  ALLELUJAH September 29, EXIT THE KING October 6, CHICAGO October 6, LEHMAN TRILOGY October 20, JUNGLE November 3, DREAMGIRLS January 12, KINKY BOOTS January 12




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Top Five - Classic

If you haven't seen them yet, we suggest you begin your London theatre experience with these classics

Phantom of the Opera

Les Miserables

Matilda

Mamma Mia

Wicked
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 Top Five - Current

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Brief Encounter

42nd Street

Hamilton

Lieutenant of Inishmore

The King And I





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