NEWS: Barrie Rutter to Play The Emperor in The Captive Queen

Shakespeare’s globe has announced that Barrie Rutter will be playing the Emperor in its upcoming production of The Captive Queen.  John Dryden’s play is being reimagined on the stage in a co-production by Shakespeare’s Globe and Northern Broadsides, playing at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse from the 2nd February 2018. It has been announced that the… Read More

Review Round Up: Basquiat: Boom for Real, The Barbican

Now on display at the Barbican, this is the first UK exhibition focused on the work of  American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Here’s Love London Love Culture’s round up of what critics have been saying about it:  The Guardian: **** “There is the pervasive feeling that everything here was made live and direct, in response to something… Read More

PREVIEW: Planet Tree Music Festival

Running from the 7th to the 26th October, the Planet Tree Music Festival will offer audiences a new way to experience classical music in North London.  Containing a mixture of popular contemporary music and world premiere pieces, the Planet Tree Music Festival encourages audiences to lie down and experience the sound worlds in a new way. Founded… Read More

NEWS: Dulwich Picture Gallery Announces Edward Bawden Exhibition for 2018

The Dulwich Picture Gallery have announced a new retrospective of the British artist and designer, which will be on display from the 23rd May 2018.  Edward Bawden was best known for  his monumental linocuts and for the witty designs he made for companies like Shell and Fortnum & Mason but his achievements in fine art have… Read More

Review Round Up: Goodbye Christopher Robin

Domhnall Gleeson and Margot Robbie star in the biopic of the Winnie the Pooh creator AA Milne. But what have critics had to say about it?  The Guardian: * “the film feels the need to approach his great creation in the appropriate mood of joyless anaemic solemnity, a mood that intensifies as the second world… Read More