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WHAT'S NEW . . . . Piccadilly Theatre ceiling falls  during performance. Luckily only minor injuries to a few audience members. . . . . Happy Birthday To Us! This autumn marks our twentieth anniversary of providing London theatre reviews online. . . . Menier's THE WATSONS and Almeida's THE DOCTOR coming to the West End . . . .  Queen's Theatre renamed Sondheim . . . . GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY  returning for limited run . . . . LES MISERABLES  closes!  But only until December, while the theatre is refurbished. . . . In the interim a concert version is playing at the Gielgud Theatre . . . . We are at last on Twitter. Follow us @theatreguidelon to be alerted to each new review . . . .


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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.

Death Of A Salesman

Hamilton


Dear Evan Hansen

Come From Away

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