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Regular readers will know that I really like Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies, and so I was a little disappointed after it was panned by critics and closed in the West End after just over a year. It’s since had quite some success in Australia and on DVD around the world, but this blog from Mark Shenton of The Stage just after the closure was first confirmed has a great analysis of what was wrong – and what was right – with the show.

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