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REVIEWS . . . . THE LEHMAN TRILOGY, BUT IT STILL GOES ON, IT HAPPENED IN KEY WEST, THE JUNGLE, THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE, THE KING AND I 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.
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LAST CHANCES . . .. Closing dates announced for
MACHINAL July 21, BRIEF ENCOUNTER July 22, RED July 28, JEAN BRODIE
CONSENT August 11, ONE FOR SORROW August 11, TRANSLATIONS August
KILLER JOE August 18, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN August 25, PRESSURE September
1, LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE September 4, HOME I'M DARLING September 5,
IMPERIUM September 8, 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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