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The V&A has chosen Howarth Tompkins Architects for this £12 million redevelopment of its Theatre Museum in London's Covent Garden.The scheme will involve the unblocking of the windows at ground floor level to create a brighter space and the replacement of the existing ground-level entrance ramp with a staircase and lift.There will also be an improved studio theatre and more flexible and spacious exhibition areas.The museum's collection includes a gigantic front cloth from the ballet Le Train Bleu, signed by Picasso.

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