Curtains for ‘Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of)’ in London’s West End – Global Bulletin

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The ongoing omicron wave in the UK has claimed another casualty, with the producers of the acclaimed play “Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of)” at the Criterion theater on London’s West End theater district, deciding to end its run on February 6 instead of April 17.

A statement released by the production said the decision “is due to the lack of audiences across the West End following the Government’s implementation of Plan B Covid restrictions”.

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“I am incredibly sad to say that @pandpsortof will have to close at @CriTheatre on February 6. Since plan b was introduced by the government, audiences have stopped coming to the West End and we can no longer bear the huge losses. Please come see us before closing,” the producer tweeted. David Poug.

However, there are plans to shoot the production for 60 weeks from September before it returns to the West End.

“Pride and Prejudice *(*sort of)”, by Isobel McArthuris an irreverent, affectionate and all-female tale of Jane Austenthe iconic love story of.

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