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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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‘Twelve Angry Non-Gender-Specific People’ heads for West End

In a commitment to addressing inequality, English theatres are to stage an extensive programme of gender-neutral plays, including ‘The Importance of Being Chantelle’, ‘Romeo and Juliet Live with Sally and Margaret’ and ‘A Man for All Seasons But a Woman for All the Days Ending in Y’.

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Posted: Sep 24th, 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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Brokeback Mountain hits the West End, starring Keith Chegwin and Les Dennis

Christopher Biggins and Vinnie Jones, who have been cast as the ranch horse, were equally as delighted to accept parts in the hotly anticipated stage adaption.

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Posted: Jul 3rd, 2013
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Greece! The musical

Like all the best romantic musicals, Greece! is packed full of will-they-won’t-they tension, songs you’ll want to hear time and again, and plenty of ups and downs between the protagonists.

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Posted: Nov 4th, 2011
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