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Al Pacino as Shylock in London?

Hollywood superstar Al Pacino may follow in Dustin Hoffman’s footsteps and come to London to play Shylock in The Merchant of Venice.

Opening this week: Wilde and Rivals

The Autumn season in the West End is in full swing with some major new shows opening this week including An Ideal Husband and The Rivals.

The Rivals

Sir Peter Hall directs a glittering revival of Sheridan’s classic comedy starring Penelope Keith and Peter Bowles.

OPENING: Alan Ayckbourn’s Bedroom Farce starring Jenny Seagrove

Alan Ayckbourn’s comedy Bedroom Farce, directed by Sir Peter Hall, will come to the Duke of York’s Theatre on 24 March for a 14 week season. Ayckbourn’s 1975 play about four couples will star Jenny Seagrove, Daniel Betts, Sara Crowe, Rachel Pickup, David Horovitch, Orlando Seale, Tony Gardner and Finty Williams. Jenny Seagrove recently got good notices in A Daughter’s Daughter at the Trafalgar Studios. Bedroom Farce special offer – Save £26 on tickets

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