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23 films for theatre fans on Netflix

You've finished ''Breaking Bad'' and there's still two weeks to go until ''Orange is the New Black'' season three airs, do not fear, fill your evenings with these stagey films

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The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)

If the recent picture of Duncan James has got you excited about the Priscilla tour, then refresh your memory of the film before seeing it in a theatre near you.

Watch it on stage instead.

Aladdin (1992)

Currently wowing audiences on Broadway and tipped to head to the West End at the beginning of next year, this Disney classic is a must see for all ages.

Burlesque (2010)

Cher & Christina Aguilera & Alan Cumming = Uber Stagey!

Carrie (2002 and 2013)

If you were one of the lucky few who got to see the recent revival of Carrie: The Musical at the Southwark Playhouse then no doubt you are having withdrawal symptoms. Relive the prom from hell with two of the latter adaptations of Stephen King's novel.

Chicago (2002)

A classic stage to screen film starring Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Richard Gere. You had it coming.

Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away (2012)

It's obviously not in 3D on Netflix, but if you can't afford a ticket to Vegas then this is the next best thing.

Closer (2004)

The recent Donmar Warehouse production starring Nancy Carroll, Rufus Sewell, Oliver Chris and Rachel Redford received strong notices, as did Mike Nichols' screen adaptation of Patrick Marber's play featuring Jude Law, Natalie Portman, Julia Roberts and Clive Owen.

Dreamgirls (2006)

Rumoured to be heading to the West End for its UK premiere next year, this is a favourite among musical fans with a cast including Beyoncé Knowles, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy and Jennifer Hudson.

God Help the Girl (2014)

A pop musical from Belle & Sebastian's Stuart Murdoch starring Game of Thrones' Hannah Murray.

Finding Neverland (2004)

Following a not so successful launch at the Leicester Curve, Harvery Weinstein brought Gary Barlow on board to rewrite the songs. Now playing on Broadway starring Glee's Matthew Morrison and Kelsey Grammer, it can't be long before the story finds its way home to the UK.

Footloose (2011)

Unfortunately not the 1984 film starring Kevin Bacon, but the lesser known 2011 remake featuring Andie MacDowell and Dennis Quaid.

Ghost (1990)

Following a successful West End run and subsequent UK tour, Ghost is currently touring China with Lucy Jones and Liam Doyle in the lead roles. Until it returns to our shores you'll have to make do with the film starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg

Hair (1979)

This 1979 musical war comedy-drama is an adaptation of the 1968 Broadway musical of the same name, about a Vietnam war draftee who meets and befriends a tribe of long-haired hippies on his way to the army induction centre. The last time it was seen in the West End was in 2010 when Gavin Creel played Claude. Time for a revival?

The King's Speech (2010)

Currently in its last week of a UK tour starring Jason Donovan, this play tells the story of King George VI (played by Colin Firth in the film) who, to cope with a stammer, sees Lionel Logue, an Australian speech and language therapist (Geoffrey Rush).

La Cage aux Folles (1978)

In 2008, a scaled-down production, starring Philip Quast and Douglas Hodge opened at the Menier Chocolate Factory. This transferred to the West End and won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival. The production also saw Graham Norton and John Barrowman play Albin before it closed in 2010.

Les Misérables (2012)

The first big-budget production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's novel starred Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean, Russell Crowe as Javert, Samantha Barks as Eponine, Amanda Seyfried as Cosette and Anne Hathaway as Fantine, a role for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Watch it on stage instead.

Lovestruck: The Musical (2013)

An American romance jukebox musical directed by Sanaa Hamri and starring Drew Seeley, Chelsea Kane and Jane Seymour. A jaded woman who never fulfilled her dreams of a Broadway career pushes her daughter to have one - so like a modern-day Gypsy then?

Much Ado About Nothing (2012)

Will Shakespeare's play adapted for the screen, produced, and directed by Joss Whedon. Aside from the modern-day setting and the switching of Conrade's gender, the plot is largely unchanged.

Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)

Directed by the late great Richard Attenborough and starring Wendy Allnutt, Colin Farrell and Malcolm McFee, the film is an adaptation of the 1963 musical developed by Joan Littlewood and her ensemble at the Theatre Workshop. The show completed a UK tour last month which featured Coronation Street star Wendi Peters.

Relative Values (2000)

This three-act comedy by Noël Coward opened at the Savoy Theatre in 1951 and ran until 1953. The Theatre Royal Bath production in 2013 featured Patricia Hodge, Rory Bremner and Caroline Quentin and transferred to the Harold Pinter Theatre in April 2014. The film stars Julie Andrews as Felicity and Colin Firth as Peter.

Romeo Juliet (1996)

Starring Leonardo DiCaprio opposite Claire Danes, Baz Luhrmann's 1996 film is one of the most successful screen adaptations of Shakespeare's work, the project achieved a worldwide box office take of $147 million.

The Tempest (2010)

A lesser known Shakespearean adaptation but with such a star-studded cast it has to be worth a watch. Cast includes Helen Mirren, Ben Whishaw, Alan Cumming, Felicity Jones, Tom Conti, Russell Brand and Alfred Molina.

Walking on Sunshine (2014)

One for fans of Mamma Mia! is this musical starring Greg Wise, Annabel Scholey, Hannah Arterton (Gemma's sister), Anabel Kutay and Leona Lewis.