Here’s a list of the best things to see and do in London this week…
- Motown The Musical, Shaftesbury Theatre: it may have received mixed reviews from critics, but if you love a bit of Motown music with a bit of history thrown in then this will be the show that you will want to visit. Booking until 18th February. To book tickets visit: Ticketmaster.co.uk, Discount Theatre.com, Last Minute.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com and UK Tickets.co.uk.
2. Nell Gwynn, Apollo Theatre: if it is a fun and light hearted night out at the theatre you are looking for then this is a safe bet for you! Transferring from Shakespeare’s Globe, the production stars Gemma Arterton, who delivers a brilliant performance in the title role. Read what Love London Love Culture thought here. Booking until the 30th April. To book tickets visit: Ticketmaster.co.uk, Discount Theatre.com, Last Minute.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com and UK Tickets.co.uk.
3. Beryl, Rose Theatre Kingston: this is the London premiere of Maxine Peake’s play looking at the astonishing life and career of Beryl Burton – the best woman cyclist that this country has produced (if you see the show you will feel exactly the same). Filled with heart and determination it is well worth a watch. Read Love London Love Culture’s review here. Booking until the 19th March.
4. In the Age of Giorgione, Royal Academy of Arts: this new exhibition looks at the development of the Venetian Renaissance, focusing particularly on the opening decade of the 16th century and features the works of masters such as Albrecht Dürer, Titian and Sebastiano del Piombo. Read what Love London Love Culture thought here. Open to the public from the 12th March to the 5th June.
5. Land of Our Fathers, Found 111: this powerful drama arrives in London for the last time at this unique pop up theatre space along Charing Cross Road. Gritty, moving and bitter, it tells the story of six miners trapped after a mine explosion, forcing them to confront the problems in their lives. Well worth a watch – as you can judge by reading Love London Love Culture’s review.Booking until the 19th March.