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Opening: Southwark's Titanic, Oliver Reed: Wild Thing and Edinburgh Fringe

Among this week's major London theatre openings, in the West End and further afield, are Titanic at the Southwark Playhouse, Oliver Reed: Wild Thing, the start of the Edinburgh Fringe, and more:

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James Austen-Murray in Titanic
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Opening Monday

Indian Tempest
29 July 2013

Footsbarn return to Shakespeare's Globe with their mix of street theatre, circus, mime, shadow play and carnival. It runs until 3 August 2013.

Opening Wednesday

31 July 2013
(Previews from 26 July)

Maury Yeston and Peter Stone's Tony award-winning musical comes to the Southwark Playhouse. Based on actual characters aboard the ship, it runs until 31 August 2013.

A Victorian Eye
31 July 2013
(Previews from 30 July)

A new play from Rory Fellowes exploring the life and work of 19th century artist Sir William Blake Richmond. It runs at the Jermyn Street Theatre until 17 August 2013.

Opening Thursday

Oliver Reed: Wild Thing
1 August 2013
(Previews from 30 July)

Rob Crouch stars as Oliver Reed in this solo show, sharing his life story. It runs at the St James Theatre until 18 August 2013.

Opening Friday

Edinburgh Fringe
2 August 2013

The largest arts festival in the world kicks off this week. Running until 26 August, this year's Fringe features over 2,800 shows. Check out our dedicated page here.