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THE BEST WAY TO LONDON

From LAX,

Seats are limited at London's pub theaters, so booking ahead using the venue websites is key. Tickets start at about $8. Popular spots include the Old Red Lion Theatre (http://www.oldredliontheatre.co.uk), Finborough Theatre (http://www.finboroughtheatre.co.uk) and Camden's Etcetera Theatre (http://www.etceteratheatre.com). Opera fans should hit Islington's King's Head (http://www.kingsheadtheatre.org), while North London's Hen & Chickens (http://www.thehenandchickenstheatrebar.co.uk) specializes in eclectic comedy shows as well as new drama.

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