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Top theatre April Fools jokes for 2019

Let's face it, there are a lot of funny people in theatre

The cast of Six perform at the newly rechristened Haus of Holbein, formerly the Arts Theatre
© Idil Sukan

It's April Fools Day! Now that everyone has cottoned, here's a round up of some of the best stagey gags out there.

Arts Theatre gets a rebrand

Les Enfants Terribles take immersive theatre to a whole new level

A big twist at the Royal Albert Hall

Seeing is believing at Trafalgar Studios

Something ghastly is going on in Hammersmith

Edinburgh Fringe Festival raises the woof

9 to 5 has some sound advice

And last but not least...how could we not forget our own contribution...

PS...We thought Aladdin had got into the act but no – this is pure genie-us!