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Last Updated: Wednesday June 20 2007 15:26 GMT

In Pictures: LOTR: The Musical

Lord of the Rings: The Musical

After months of rehearsals, a stage version of JRR Tolkien's The Lord Of The Rings has opened in London, complete with singing orcs and dancing hobbits.

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber and his wife Madeleine

Loads of celebs went along to the premiere, including Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber and his wife Madeleine.

Lord of the Rings: The Musical

The 25m production includes loads of special effects and acrobatics and is one of the most expensive shows in West End history.

Lord of the Rings: The Musical

The show first opened in Canada last year but it's been revamped for the UK after it was criticised by reviewers.

Lord of the Rings: The Musical

The Lord of the Rings films were huge hits at the box office. The musical is said to be very different but still focuses on all the main characters, like Galadriel.

Lord of the Rings: The Musical

Sam and Frodo look out at the audience to see how they're reacting to the show. They needn't have worried, all the cast and crew got a standing ovation at the end.



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