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West End plays to get canned laughter

West End theatre managers are predicting even more enjoyment for theatregoers this season, thanks to the newly introduced Enhanced Audience Reception System (EARS) system, which will faithfully reproduce the canned laughter that will tell them when to laugh.

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Posted: Sep 25th, 2014
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Shakespearian play interrupts pointless phone call

Mobile phone user Lee Brown, has demanded an apology from the Globe Theatre, after a phone call with his girlfriend regarding developments in a gripping Eastenders storyline was “drowned out” by actors reciting MacBeth on stage.

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Posted: Jul 14th, 2014
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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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Scholars reassess Hamlet following one-star Amazon review

to buy or not to buy‘To be or not to be? Couldnt give a flying one, mate!’

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Posted: Mar 17th, 2014
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Playgoers want more restaurant advertisements in theatre programmes

A recent survey of theatre programme buyers has revealed growing discontent with the publications’ content.

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Posted: Sep 9th, 2011
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