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Thousands desert London as Andrew Lloyd Webber announces return of Cats and Evita

Thousands of Londoners have been filmed leaving the capital in fear for their musical sanity this week, as rumours surfaced that Andrew Lloyd Webber intends to carpet bomb the West End with ‘theatrical turds’ from the 1980s. Not since the Great Fire of 1666 have so many people abandoned their homes so readily. One eyewitness reported seeing a father of three throw his young daughters into the Thames rather than expose them to ‘Don’t Cry For Me Argentina’.

Refugees clutching tickets for ‘A Book of Mormon’ attest to being shell shocked at the news that such productions will be returning to London’s theatre land. Many fear that Webber’s planned attack on the city could mean that they will now be exposed to the next generation of Wayne Sleeps and Bonnie Langfords.

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Posted: Jun 28th, 2014
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Families of gorgeous Bollywood couple happily accept their relationship

might even kiss, one dayA highly attractive and wealthy young couple from Mumbai have reported delight and astonishment at their extended families being entirely supportive of their relationship, removing the need for any anguish to be expressed in song.

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Posted: Nov 22nd, 2010
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Dumb American kids foolishly perform toe-curlingly bad show themselves

'Theeeeey're Off....', but not nearly soon enoughWhen a troupe of professional actors pulled out of doing performance of The Wizard of Oz at Robert E. Lee High School in Vicksburg, Georgia, with only two weeks notice, the perky, can-do senior kids were not dismayed – they vowed to step in and do the show themselves. Unfortunately, the results were dreadful beyond words.

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Posted: Sep 6th, 2010
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Debut of ‘Michael Fish : The Musical’ takes the West End by storm

critics predicted a flop, and got it wrongA musical depicting the story of Michael Fish, the notoriously inaccurate television weather forecaster, opened to critical acclaim yesterday. The musical, written by Victoria Wood, (who later told reporters that the idea had come to her ‘in a flash, like a bolt from the blue’), charts his career from the Drought of 1976 to his retirement in misty obscurity focussing on his infamy as the nation’s leading hurricane denier following the Great Storm of 1987.

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Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010
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Gary Glitter musical fails to find investors

Gary GlitterThe main backer of the new Gary Glitter musical ‘My Gang!’ today announced that the show now looks unlikely to happen.

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Posted: Sep 15th, 2006
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