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What are the Top 15 hottest tickets on the site right NOW?

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we’re looking backwards and forwards for our final list today. These are our current Top 15 Ticket Recommendations – broken down into five musicals, five plays and five ‘star attractions’ (in other words, there are famous faces in the cast) – based on both best-sellers over the past month as well as our predictions on the hottest of upcoming openings…

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Monster Raving Loony: Where is the party now? Tooting…

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Did you know the Monster Raving Loony Party continues to this day, still urging the electorate to “vote for insanity”? And the Loonies have themselves used opportunities to jump on the Corbyn Labour bandwagon. Following his ascendancy to the Labour Party leadership, the Loonies put forward two new Defense proposals for the UK

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NEWS: Chichester revival of James Graham’s This House transfers to West End

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James Graham’s critically acclaimed political drama This House will transfer to the West End’s Garrick Theatre, following its upcoming run at Chichester’s Minerva Theatre. Having originally played two sell-out seasons at the National Theatre, and again directed by Headlong artistic director Jeremy Herrin, This House opens for previews on 19 November, with a press night on Wednesday 30 November 2016.

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NEWS: James Graham’s Monster Raving Loony play transfers to Soho Theatre

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With its UK premiere earlier this year at The Drum, Theatre Royal Plymouth’s fast-paced, hilarious and (slightly) bonkers Monster Raving Loony brings its party fun and punkish anarchy to Soho Theatre next month. Opening on 17 May 2016, Monster Raving Loony by James Graham will preview from 14 May, and run until 18 June.

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NEWS: Winners announced in the 2016 #AlsoRecognised Awards

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Today’s the day! We’re delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 Also Recognised Awards. And, despite the fact that most of our categories are unique, it’s interesting to see that there are a few overlaps with another little awards, whose ceremony was held earlier this week… For more on this year’s awards, see also the full voting results, winners’ …

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Diary of a Theatre Addict: 49 shows in six weeks, getting up to date

In Features, Interviews, London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews by Mark ShentonLeave a Comment

I’ve not updated my diary of a theatre addict for six weeks now — I was last here on January 31 — since when I’ve seen all of 49 shows, including outings to Newbury, Dartford, Clwyd, Manchester, Bromley and Cardiff, plus a week in New York. I’ve also taken an active part in two more shows by appearing onstage as a contestant in a theatrical re-run of Mr and Mrs with husband (so it was really Mr and Mr, we’re pictured above with host Samuel Holmes) and as part of David Bedella and Friends, his monthly chat show at the St James Studio.

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NEWS: Donmar announces 2015 autumn season, including all-star Les Liaisons Dangereuses

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At the Donmar Warehouse, Artistic Director Josie Rourke today announces an autumn season of three plays by leading contemporary playwrights. Associate Director Robert Hastie directs Abi Morgan’s Splendour in its first major London run; Dominic Cooke returns to the stage with the UK Premiere of Teddy Ferrara by Christopher Shinn; Rourke herself will direct the thirty-year revival of Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Christopher Hampton.

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NEWS: Donmar Warehouse’s The Vote Achieves Record TV Viewing Figures

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The live broadcast of The Vote from the Donmar Warehouse on More4 (Thursday 7 May 2015) attracted an audience of more than half a million, peaking at 555,000 viewers during its election night broadcast. This is the highest figure for a Donmar Warehouse production – with the previous record of 180,000 being set by Josie Rourke’s production of Coriolanus broadcast …