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Hugh Whitemore’s Pack of Lies to be revived at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory

Hugh Whitemore. Photo: Victoria Gray Hugh Whitemore. Photo: Victoria Gray
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Hugh Whitemore’s Pack of Lies will be revived at the Menier Chocolate Factory later this year, 35 years after it premiered in London.

It follows Whitemore’s death earlier this month, aged 82.

Pack of Lies originally ran at the Lyric Theatre in 1983 starring Judi Dench and her husband Michael Williams. She received an Olivier award for her performance.

It will now be revived in London for the first time since that original version, produced by the Menier in Southwark. It runs from September 20 to November 17, with press night on October 1.

The production will be directed by Hannah Chissick, with set and costume design by Paul Farnsworth.

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