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Theatre

Cheesy remake of Our Mutual Friend: London Tide, at the Lyttelton Theatre, reviewed

27 April 2024

9:00 AM

27 April 2024

9:00 AM

London Tide

Lyttelton Theatre, until 22 June

The Comeuppance

Almeida Theatre, until 18 May

Our Mutual Friend has been turned into a musical with a new title, London Tide, which sounds duller and more forgettable than the original. Why change the name? To confuse fans of Dickens, presumably, and to keep the theatre half-empty while heaps of tickets are sold at a discount.

At the end of Act One, an actor explains the entire plot.

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