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Opening: Judas Kiss transfers, Hampstead's Di & Viv & Rose & Rocky Horror anniversary tour

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Among this week's major London theatre openings, in the West End and further afield, are the West End transfer of The Judas Kiss, Hampstead's Di and Viv and Rose, The Rocky Horror Show, the Almeida's Turn of the Screw, and more:

Opening Monday

21 January 2013
(Previews from 17 January)

One of the Lyric Hammersmith's most successful shows returns for a limited run. Telling Franz Kafka's tale of a family turned upside down, it runs until 9 February. 

Opening Tuesday

The Judas Kiss
22 January 2013
(Previews from 9 January)

The Hampstead Theatre's production of David Hare's The Judas Kiss transfers to the Duke of York's Theatre, starring Rupert Everett and Freddie Fox. It runs until 6 April.

Opening Wednesday

Di and Viv and Rose
23 January 2013
(Previews from 17 January)

Another Hampstead transfer, this time from Downstairs to Main Stage, Amelia Bullmore's exploration of friendship's impact on life stars Tamzin Outhwaite, Gina McKee and Anna Maxwell Martin. It runs until 23 February.

The Rocky Horror Show
23 January 2013
(Previews from 21 January)

A 40th anniversary "party production" of Richard O'Brien's hit show is touring the UK. Starring Ben Forster, Rhydian, Oliver Thornton and Roxanne Pallett, it runs at the New Wimbledon Theatre until 26 January, then tours.

Opening Thursday

The Turn of the Screw
24 January 2013
(Previews from 18 January)

A new adaptation of Henry James' gothic novella by Rebecca Lenkiewicz comes to the Almeida Theatre, directed by Lindsay Posner. It runs until 16 March.

Opening Friday

Mare Rider
25 January 2013
(Previews from 22 January)

A play by Leyla Nazli, Mare Rider is directed by Mehmet Ergen, and features cast including Kathryn Hunter and Anna Francolini. It runs until 16 February.


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