Things to See and Do in London: Saturday 19th March

A busy time in London at the moment – which means more of a choice to pick from Love London Love Culture’s picks… Boris Godunov, Royal Opera House: Richard Jones’s production is conducted by Antonio Pappano and stars Bryn Terfel in the title role. Critics were in two minds about it – but worth a… Read More

Review Roundup… The Truth @Menier Chocolate Factory

Florian Zeller’s play of friendship, suspicion and deceit arrives at the Menier Chocolate Factory directed by Lindsay Posner – but is it a success?  The Financial Times: **** Sarah Hemming called it: “Dark, clever, excruciatingly funny fare.” The Independent: *** Paul Taylor commented: “Wittily translated by Christopher Hampton and premiered in Lindsay Posner’s elegantly astringent… Read More

The Design Museum Announces Opening Date

The new permanent home for the Design Museum in Kensington will open on the 24th November 2016 it has been announced.  Opening on Kensington High street later this year, the Design Museum’s new home is the result of a £83 million transformation of a listed landmark building from the 1960’s. The new museum will for… Read More

Cast Announced for Cuttin’ It at the Young Vic Theatre

Casting has been confirmed for the stage premiere of Cuttin’ it by Charlene James, directed by Gbolahan Obisesan at the Young Vic Theatre from the 20th May to the 11th June.  Adelayo Adedayo (Some Girls) and Tsion Habte will play Muna and Iqra in the premiere of a play that looks at the practice of female… Read More

Review Roundup…Russia & the Arts: The Age of Tolstoy and Tchaikovsky, National Portrait Gallery

This latest display at the National Portrait Gallery celebrates Russian culture, with a number of portraits of familiar faces – but is it worth going to see?  The Guardian: ****Jonathan Jones wrote: “The faces may be famous but this exhibition introduces us to the remarkable artists who painted them, shamefully unknown in the west.” The… Read More

Cast Announced for Blue/Orange at the Young Vic Theatre

Further casting has been announced for Matthew Xia’s production of Joe Penhall’s Blue/Orange, running at the Young Vic from the 12th May to the 2nd July.  This new production of Joe Penhall’s play will see David Haig joining Daniel Kaluuya and Luke Norris in Matthew Xia’s production, which has now extended its run until the… Read More

REVIEW: Cancel the Sunshine, The Hope Theatre

This powerful solo show about mental health gives the audience plenty to think about in terms of their own attitude to mental health problems.  Written by Chantelle Dusette, the story follows one woman’s struggle to deal with her difficult past, the repetitive routine of the present and her quest for happiness while living with a… Read More