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LATEST REVIEWS . . . .  THE KING OF HELL'S PALACEA DOLL'S HOUSEA VERY EXPENSIVE POISONCHIAROSCURO FOR SERVICES RENDEREDHANSARD

WHAT'S NEW . . . .
Happy Birthday To Us! This month marks our twentieth anniversary of providing London theatre reviews online. . . .  LES MISERABLES  closes!  But only until December, while the theatre is refurbished. . . . In the interim a concert version will play at the Gielgud Theatre . . . . MAMMA MIA celebrates its 20th anniversary, THRILLER its 10th . . . . We are at last on Twitter. Follow us @theatreguidelon to be alerted to each new review . . . .


LAST CHANCES . . .
. Closing dates announced for NIGHT OF THE IGUANA September 28, THE DOCTOR September 28, ADRIAN MOLE  September 28, VERY EXPENSIVE POISON October 5,  APPROPRIATE October 5, THE SON November 2, FIDDLER November 2, HANSARD November 25, LES MISERABLES CONCERT VERSION November 30




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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

Here are the more-recently opened shows we've liked the most.


Night Of The Iguana

Appropriate

A Very Expensive Poison

Come From Away

A Doll's House





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