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Brian Haw immortalised in musical

A man who took his anti-war protest to Parliament, where he stayed for more than 10 years, is being remembered with a musical inspired by his story.

Brian Haw, who died of lung cancer 20 years ago, set up camp outside Westminster leaving his seven children in the Midlands. Sally Lockwood spoke to one of his son's yesterday, who was at opening night's performance.

Brian Haw immortalised in musical

Anti-war campaigner Brian Haw, who died in 2011, is to be immortalised in a London musical.

Brian Haw protesting on Parliament Square in 2011 Credit: Jeff Moore/Shaun Curry/Jeff Moore/Empics Entertainment

The show will celebrate the life of the protester from Redditch, who camped outside Parliament for 10 years.

The musical, According to Brian Haw, is being performed by Youth Musical Theatre who have worked with his son, Peter, to create the political work.

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Lion King tickets go on sale tomorrow

The Lion King Production Credit: ITV Central

The touring production of The Lion King is coming to the Birmingham Hippodrome from Saturday 29th June 2013 as part of its first-ever UK tour.

The musical will visit Birmingham for a three-month season, giving audiences the opportunity to experience the global phenomenon in their local theatre.

Tickets on sale from 8am tomorrow, Wednesday 24th October.

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The Lion King musical comes to Birmingham

Gugwana Dlamini, who plays Rafiki in the current Lion King production Credit: ITV Central

The multi-award-winning Lion King stage production is coming to Birmingham.

Gugwana Dlamini, who plays Rafiki in the current Lion King production, opens the presentation on the show at the Crescent Theatre, backed by gospel singers from Birmingham.

Gugwana will play the role when the show comes to Birmingham's hippodrome next year.

The Lion King comes to Birmingham

The Lion King is coming to Birmingham Credit: ITV Central

The multi-award-winning Lion King stage production is coming to Birmingham.

The Lion king has performed to a number of sold-out shows in London Credit: PA

The musical will run at the Birmingham Hippodrome in June and is one of the biggest shows to come to the city.

The Lion King has been running for more than 15 years, having first opened in 1997 in Minnesota. It first came to the UK in 1999.

The Lion King will open in June 2013 in Birmingham Credit: PA

It will be the first time the show has gone on tour, having played to a number of sold out shows in London.