What were our Top 10 news stories in November 2017?

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As it’s the first of the month, we’re taking a brief moment to remind ourselves of the biggest news stories from the month just closed. What were the headlines that got readers clicking most? Any surprises? Our Top 10 News stories from November 2017 are listed below with summaries and links to read more.

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Top 10 news stories
The Ferryman
Jonny Labey, Will Young & Zizi Strallen star in Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom in West End
Will Young, Jonny Labey and Zizi Strallen will lead the cast of Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom The Musical when it makes its West End debut in 2018.
The Barricade Boys announce a line-up of 20+ musical guest stars for Christmas Cabaret 
The Barricade Boys announce a line-up of 20+ musical guest stars for Christmas Cabaret
West End musical theatre group, The Barricade Boy s, have announced a massive line-up of guest stars for their limited Christmas Cabaret season, which runs at London’s The Other Palace.
Kelli O`Hara & Ken Watanabe reprise roles in The King & I transfer 
Kelli O’Hara & Ken Watanabe reprise roles in The King & I transfer
The multi Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s THE KING AND I will transfer from Broadway to London next summer following an acclaimed Broadway run.
The Ferryman, Follies & Ink dominate 2017 Evening Standard Awards shortlists 
The Ferryman, Follies & Ink dominate 2017 Evening Standard Awards shortlists
The London Evening Standard has revealed the shortlist for the 2017 Theatre Awards, for which winners are announced in a ceremony at the West End’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
Mates Top 50
Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre presents Aspects of Love, Spring Awakening & new ToyBoy Diaries
The award-winning Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester and Aria Entertainment has today announced the first three in-house productions of an ambitious and diverse 2018 season.
The Assassination of Katie Hopkins
Carey Mulligan returns to Royal Court in premiere of Dennis Kelly’s one-woman Girls & Boys
Carey Mulligan has been cast in the world premiere of Girls & Boys, written by Dennis Kelly and directed by Lyndsey Turner. Girls & Boys will run in the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre.
La Soiree announces new acts for its first West End season
La Soiree announces new acts for its first West End season
Producers of the Olivier award-winning cabaret hit La Soirée have announced multiple new acts for its upcoming residency at the West End’s Aldwych Theatre.
Mates Top 50
‘Ella Fitzgerald’ joins  The Rat Pack’s West End return, Full cast announced
Final casting has been announced for the West End return of The Rat Pack – Live from Las Vegas, which starts performances on 13 December 2017 at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.
Tina finds her Ike, Further casting announced for Tina The Musical 
Tina finds her Ike, Further casting announced for Tina The Musical
The cast that will join Adrienne Warren, playing the title role in the world premiere of TINA – The Tina Turner Musical has been announced.
Jermyn Street presents premieres of Woman Before a Glass & Network-inspired Mad as Hell 
Jermyn Street presents premieres of Woman Before a Glass & Network-inspired Mad as Hell
Jermyn Street Theatre’s dynamic 2018 spring season 2018 focuses on scandal and its impact.
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