Production photos have been released for Sweet Smell of Success, Marvin Hamlisch's 2002 musical, which opens at the Arcola Theatre tonight (14 November 2012).

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Ensemble

Based on the 1957 film of the same name, Sweet Smell of Success centres on the dealings of powerful Broadway gossip columnist JJ Hunsecker, who uses his considerable influence to scupper his sister's relationship with an 'unsuitable' man.

All photos by Francis Loney

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Rebecca Louis and David Bamber

The production features Olivier award-winner David Bamber as JJ Hunsecker (read our interview with Bamber here), as well as Adrian der Gregorian (Sidney Falcone), Caroline Keiff (Susan), Stuart Matthew Price (Dallas) and Celia Graham (Rita).

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Adrian der Gregorian

Directed by Arcola artistic director Mehmet Ergen, Sweet Smell of Success runs until 22 December.

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David Bamber and Rebecca Louis

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Claire Doyle

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Cast of Sweet Smell of Success