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Opening: Old Vic's Winslow Boy, Steptoe & Son & The Book of Mormon

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Among this week's major London theatre openings, in the West End and further afield, are the Old Vic's Winslow Boy, Kneehigh's Steptoe & Son, The Book of Mormon, and more:

Opening Monday

Spymonkey's Cooped
18 March 2013

Spymonkey return to London with their take on the gothic novella. Directed by Cal McCrystal, it runs at the Leicester Square Theatre until 23 March.

Opening Tuesday

The Winslow Boy
19 March 2013
(Previews from 8 March)

Henry Goodman stars in Terence Rattigan's drama about a father setting out to prove his son's innocence after he is accused of theft. Directed by Lindsay Posner, it runs at the Old Vic until 25 May.

Opening Wednesday

Steptoe and Son
20 March 2013
(Previews from 19 March)

Kneehigh returns to London with their twist on the classic television series. It runs at the Lyric Hammersmith until 6 April.

20 March 2013
(Previews from 14 March)

David Auburn's Pulitzer Prize and Tony award-winning play about a daughter of a mathematical genius trying to discover the authorship of a proof discovered in his office. Starring Mariah Gale and Jamie Parker, it runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory until 27 April.

An Instinct for Kindness
20 March 2013

Chris Larner's solo show about his journey to Dignitas with his chronically ill ex-wife returns to London for a limited run. It runs at the Pleasance Islington until 24 March.

Opening Thursday

The Book of Mormon
21 March 2013
(Previews from 25 February)

The much-anticipated West End production of Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez's musical following the exploits of two young Mormons sent to Uganda on their mission. Starring Gavin Creel and Jared Gertner, it runs at the Prince of Wales Theatre.

A Guide to Second Date Sex
21 March 2013
(Previews from 18 March)

Rachel Hirons' play promises to tell you "everything you need to know... and loads you don't", and runs at the Soho Theatre until 30 March. 

Opening Friday

Three Birds
22 March 2013
(Previews from 20 March)

Winner of the 2011 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting, Janice Okoh's play follows three siblings  with a secret, doing anything to keep it safe from the adults who come to call. It runs at the Bush Theatre until 20 April.

22 March 2013
(Previews from 20 March)

The world premiere of Lionel Bart's "lost" musical, which is based on The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Starring Steven Webb, the show is directed by Robert Chevara and runs at the King's Head Theatre until 13 April.

Opening Sunday

Potted Potter
24 March 2013
(Previews from 23 March)

The Unauthorised Harry Experience - A Parody by Dan and Jeff returns to the Garrick Theatre as part of their sell-out world tour. Potting all seven Harry Potter books into seventy minutes, it runs until 14 April.


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