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French Connection: Have I Cracked The Code For A Successful Musical?

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Working on a radio documentary about theatre producers to be broadcast on Monday's Front Row, I suddenly experienced one of those moments to which characters in Dan Brown novels are prone – a secret pattern seemed suddenly to be revealed. It came when typing a sentence about the three longest-running musicals in London: The Phantom of the Opera (1986- ), Les Misérables (1985- ) and Blood Brothers (1988- ).

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