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LIFT festival: what's going on this year?

Discover weird and wonderful theatre from around the world as the London International Festival of Theatre returns to our shores for 2020

By Time Out London Theatre

LIFT 2020, or the biennial London International Festival of Theatre, is back with an international line-up featuring everything from performing pigeons to immersive dance to world-class drama. Taking place at venues across the city and running for an entire month this summer (Wednesday June 3 - Saturday July 11 2020), here's our rundown of LIFT 2020's unmissable line-up. Can't wait? Get more theatre inspiration by browsing our London theatre reviews or our top ten new theatre shows hitting the capital this month. 

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