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Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit In order to observe a spiritualist first-hand for a planned novel, writer Charles Condomine (Charles Edwards) and wife Ruth (Janie Dee) invite friends the Bradmans to dinner and a séance with local clairvoyant Madame Arcati (Angela Lansbury), whom they are certain is a fake.

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Christopher, fifteen years old, stands beside Mrs Shears’ dead dog. It has been speared with a garden fork, it is seven minutes after midnight and Christopher is under suspicion. He records each fact in the book he is writing in an attempt to solve the mystery of who murdered Wellington.

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Strangers On A Train

Strangers On A Train Get on board for the West End's most gripping new thriller. Two Strangers, One Conversation, The Perfect Murder.

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Private Lives

Private Lives Elyot and Amanda are glamorous, rich, reckless . . . and divorced. Five years later, their love for one another is unexpectedly rekindled when they take adjoining suites of a Riviera hotel while honeymooning with their new spouses. This chance encounter instantly reignites their passion, and they fling themselves headlong into a whirlwind of love and lust once more, without a thought for partners present or turbulences past.

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The Audience

The Audience - Gielgud Theatre For sixty years Elizabeth II has met each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a weekly audience at Buckingham Palace - a meeting like no other in British public life - it is private. Both parties have an unspoken agreement never to repeat what is said. Not even to their spouses.

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Chariots of Fire

Chariots of fireAdapted from the legendary Oscar-winning movie, this spectacular and ingenious play retells the story of Eric Liddell's and Harold Abrahams' quest to become the fastest men on earth.

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The Ladykillers

The Ladykillers The celebrated Ealing comedy, The Ladykillers, comes to life on stage this Autumn in a hilarious and thrilling new adaption by Graham Linehan (Father Ted) and directed by Sean Foley (The Play What I Wrote).

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Lend Me a Tenor

Lend Me a Tenor This uproarious new musical comedy by Peter Sham and Brad Carroll is a riotous, unpredictable explosion of mistaken identities and unexpected romance!

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The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg

The Umbrellas Of CherbourgIt's 1957 and we are in the French port of Cherbourg. Jazz, sailors and vin rouge dance deliciously in the air, and l'amour laps against the shores of the heart! Boy (young auto mechanic Guy Fouchier) loves girl (umbrella shop sales assistant Genevi? Emery). They whisper "je t'aime" with the certainty of youth, but when war comes between them, Genevi? has to choose between waiting for her homespun hero or plumping for the dashing diamond dealer asking for her hand. Quel dilemme!

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Yes, Prime Minister

Yes Prime MinisterFollowing a sold out season at Chichester, this 30th anniversary production of Yes, Prime Minster starring Henry Goodman as Sir Humphrey Appleby and David Haig as Jim Hacker comes to the West End for a limited season.

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Hair PosterWelcome to the curly, shaggy, gleaming, streaming, wonderful world of HAIR. For the first time in West End history, an entire original Broadway cast transfers to the London stage!

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Avenue Q

Avenue QBrash, vulgar and downright funny, the puppets and humans on Avenue Q in downtown New York are out of work, out of luck and desperately seeking a purpose in life. A love story like no other mixed with some hilarious songs, the award-winning Avenue Q at the Gielgud Theatre is a guaranteed laugh-out-loud night out - jump the Q today! Contains scenes unsuitable for children under 12.

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Enjoy PosterEnjoy is a rarely performed gem by Alan Bennett, one of the greatest observers of the English way of life.

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Bill Bailey - Tinselworm

Bill Bailey - Tinselworm PosterFollowing a sell-out arena tour of the UK in 2007 and a sell-out tour of New Zealand and Australia in 2008, Tinselworm returns to the UK for a run at The Gielgud Theatre, London from November 10th 2008, although with (it is assumed) at least some time off for him to spend some time with his nearest and dearest over the primary gifting period and auxiliary generosity zone.

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