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outside London, notably the annual Edinburgh Festival. We list upcoming
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WHAT'S NEW . . .
'Tis the season for Pantos and other family shows. See the most complete list anywhere on our Family Shows page . . . . GET INTO LONDON THEATRE, Theatreland's annual winter sale, offers West
End and Fringe tickets for as low as ten pounds in January and February. Click Through
for details . . . . Menier's FUNNY GIRL announces West End transfer
before even opening . . . . New Harry Potter adventures to be staged next summer . . . . Kenneth Branagh named President
of RADA . . . . We reviewed more than 100 shows at theEDINBURGH FESTIVAL AND FRINGE in August. Several have come to London already and more are scheduled, so click through for our reviews of the best
of the fest
. .War Horse to close after seven years . . . . TKTS
office now sells discount tickets in advance, and check our
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LAST CHANCES . . . Closing
notices up for GYPSY November 28,
SHOWSTOPPER November 28, FARINELLI AND THE KING December 5, I WANT MY HAT BACK January 2, CATS January 2, LORD OF THE
DANCE January 3, ELF January 3, LITTLE EYOLF January 9, JANE EYRE
January 10, CLOSE TO YOU January 10, HARLEQUINADE January 13, WINTER'S
TALE January 16, MR FOOTE'S OTHER LEG January 23,
HENRY V January 24, HENRY IV January 24, RICHARD II January 24,
HUSBANDS AND SONS February 10, HOMECOMING February 13, BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM February 20, MISS SAIGON February 27, AS YOU LIKE IT
March 5, WAR HORSE
March 12, WASTE March 19, TALK HOUSE March 30
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