NEWS: First London Production Since 1969 of Promises,Promises Announced

The hit Broadway musical Promises, Promises will have its first London production since 1969 at the Southwark Playhouse from January 2017 it has been announced.  Based on the 1960 film The Apartment directed by Billy Wilder, Promises Promises is heading to London for the first time in 48 years when it opens at the Southwark… Read More

Things to See and Do: Friday 24th June 2016

The weather still isn’t great but let the shows and exhibitions on Love London Love Culture’s list cheer you up.  1. Wild, Hampstead Theatre : Mike Bartlett’s latest play explores the consequences of challenging the status quo at a global level. Directed by James MacDonald and starring Jack Farthing, the production has received mixed reviews from critics . Booking until… Read More

Cast and Creative Team Announced for Allegro

The full cast and creative team for the European premiere of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Allegro, running at the Southwark Playhouse from the 6th August until the 10th September, has been confirmed.  Allegro originally opened on Broadway in 1947 and was Rodgers and Hammerstein’s third collaboration for the stage following Oklahoma! and Carousel. Directed by Thom Southerland and… Read More

PREVIEW: In Response To…The Orlando Attack

In response to one of the most horrific and brutal attacks in America at Pulse Nighclub, Theatre Renegade will present a one off gala with performances of new texts and familiar pieces to commemorate the 49 victims at Pulse nightclub. Taking place at the St James Theatre studio tomorrow night (25th June) and against the backdrop of… Read More

Review Round Up: The Secret Life of Pets

Ever wondered what your pets get up to when you aren’t at home? Well in this new film you can. But is it worth a watch?  The Guardian: *** Peter Bradshaw said: “It’s not ground-breaking, but there are laughs, and it is a good audience movie.” Forbes: “enjoyable animated adventure.”  The Telegraph: *** Robbie Collin… Read More

New Clip of The Colony Released

A new clip featuring Emma Watson and Michael Nyqvist has been released ahead of The Colony’s release in cinemas and on demand on the 1st July.  The scene shows Lena (Emma Watson) and the charismatic Paul Schäfe leader of the German sect in Chile in a tense standoff. The Colony follows one woman’s efforts to save the man… Read More

Favourite Films Filmed in Europe

As the United Kingdom votes to leave the European Union (sorry Europe – we do love you honest!), here’s a few of Love London Love Culture’s favourite films shot in Europe…  1. The Sound of Music: who doesn’t love a bit of singing in Austria? This Oscar winning film starring Julie Andrews also provides the audience… Read More