The farce-within-a-farce Noises Off debuted in London in 1982, at the Lyric Theatre, directed by Michael Blakemore and starring Patricia Routledge, Paul Eddington, and Nicky Henson. Immediately a popular hit, the production transferred to the West End, where it won the Olivier Award for Best Play and the London Evening Standard Award for Best Comedy, both in 1982. This production ran for five more years with five different casts, while Blakemore

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