PREVIEW: Austen the Musical

Rob Winlow’s new musical Austen the Musical is touring the UK and includes runs at the Bread and Roses Theatre and Mirth, Marvel and Maud Theatre.  This new musical is a celebration of one of the best known British authors, taking audience on a journey to discover the woman behind some of the best known novels in… Read More

NEWS: House of Illustration Announces 2018 Exhibitions

The House of Illustration has announced details of its 2018 exhibition programme.  Label for tinned flatfish, collection of Nicholas Bonner, image courtesy of Phaidon Study for Chevron, pencil and gouache on paper, 1937 © Estate of Enid Marx The venue’s 2018 programme will begin with Made in Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK   which will be displayed… Read More

Review Round Up: My Mum’s a Twat, Royal Court Theatre

Anoushka Warden’s debut play is a celebration of rebellion and resilience and is directed by Royal Court Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone and Jude Christian. Here Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…. “Have you ever tried to sustain a relationship with a twat? It’s hard work and you need to be completely not a twat yourself… Read More

NEWS: Christopher Wheeldon’s The Winter’s Tale to Return to the Royal Opera House

This February Christopher Wheeldon’s interpretation of Shakespeare’s play will return to the Royal Opera House.  The three act ballet based o Shakespeare’s play originally premiered at the Royal Opera House in 2014 and has since been staged  in Toronto, New York and Brisbane. It has also been nominated for  an Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance,… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of… John, National Theatre

Rehearsal images have been released for Annie Baker’s John, playing at the National Theatre from the 17th January.  Directed by James Macdonald, this European premiere of  Annie Baker’s new play will play at the Dorfman Theatre from the 17th January until the 3rd March. The week after Thanksgiving. A bed & breakfast in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. A… Read More

Review Round Up: Darkest Hour

Gary Oldman stars as Winston Churchill in Joe Wright’s biopic of the former British Prime Minister. But what have critics made of the film?  The Telegraph:**** “Some casting choices just sell themselves, and Gary Oldman playing Winston Churchill is one of them.” The Independent: **** “Oldman’s Churchill is devious, alcoholic and conceited, but also resilient and perceptive.”… Read More

PREVIEW: If We Got Some More Cocaine I Could Show You How I Love You, Vault Festival

John O’Donovan’s romantic drama returns to play at this year’s Vault Festival from the 14th to the 25th February.  A small town in the West of Ireland. Halloween. There’s a party to get to and Mikey and Casey have everything they need…. Booze. Cash. Drugs. Each other. The only problem is they’re stuck. Stuck on… Read More

REVIEW: Lobster, Theatre503

Lucy Foster’s play is a heartfelt and tender love story, examining the pressures of modern life through the eyes of two women who desperately want to cling on to each other even at the cost of their personal happiness… The last thing you expect walking into the auditorium of this warmly affectionate if ultimately heartbreaking… Read More