Inside the Rehearsals of… Dames at the Pleasance Theatre

Opening at the Pleasance Theatre on the 17th April, rehearsals for Jamie Garven’s production of Charlotte Merriam’s debut play have begun. Here’s a glimpse of what has been happening.  It’s 2am on some idle Friday. Six women collide in the only place for honesty… a club toilet. Dames tells the story of six dysfunctional millennials struggling to… Read More

Interview With…Matt Harrison

The director spoke to Love London Love Culture about the National Youth Theatre’s upcoming production of The Fall, playing at the Southwark Playhouse from the 28th April.  Hi Matt, thanks so much for talking to Love London Love Culture. Could you tell me a bit more about what audiences can expect from The Fall? The Fall… Read More

Five Minutes with… Lydia Rynne

Writer Lydia Rynne spoke to Love London Love Culture about The Buzz, playing at the Bread and Roses Theatre from the 8th May.  Kyla was once a TV personality. Now she’s the dress hanging on the arm of her celebrity popstar boyfriend. When her anti-establishment squatter brother pays her a surprise visit on the night… Read More

PREVIEW: Art Now: Lisa Brice, Tate Britain

Tate Britain will present the South African artist’s work for the first time from the 26th April.  This exhibition of the artist’s work is set to include large-scale new and recent paintings which address the longstanding art-historical tradition of the female nude. These will be on display alongside sketches, drawings and studies, her paintings recast female… Read More

PREVIEW: Oneness Wholeness, Saatchi Gallery

The Saatchi Gallery is to present a major new exhibition showcasing the work of French-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar.  On display at the gallery from the 15th May, Oneness Wholeness will be Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar’s first UK exhibition since The Real Me, his debut in London in 2014. As one of the first artists to showcase Iran through eastern eyes and to challenge the negative constructs of the… Read More

REVIEW: I Wish My Life Were Like a Musical, Live at Zedel

This perceptive and entertaining show celebrates the highs and lows of being a musical theatre performer through the songs of Alexander S. Bermange.  For anyone who has even remotely considered that performing in a musical is their absolute dream – you might want to pop along to see this hilarious and insightful (if slightly exaggerated)… Read More