NEWS: New Casting Announced for Disney’s Aladdin

As the London production of Disney’s Aladdin prepares to mark its second year in the West End, new casting has been announced for the musical. The London production will see Matthew Croke will continue to star in the title role, having joined the company in June 2017, opposite original London cast members Jade Ewen (Jasmine) and Trevor Dion Nicholas (Genie). New… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of…Trioperas, Peacock Theatre

Rehearsals are now underway for Pamela Tan-Nicholson’s new production, which opens at the Peacock Theatre on the 23rd May. Here’s a glimpse of what has been happening so far…  Inspired by three of opera’s most famous women, Turandot, Madam Butterfly and Carmen, Trioperas is directed by Pamela Tan-Nicholson with many of the roles being not gender-specific and cast members interchanging for each… Read More

PREVIEW: K- Music Showcase, Rich Mix

Taking place tomorrow at Rich Mix, the Korean Cultural Centre UK, Korea Creative Content Agency and Rich Mix are proud to present The K-Music Showcase featuring the outstanding bands 3rd Line Butterfly, Gonne Choi and Billy Carter.  Since 2015, the K-Music Showcase has presented Korean bands to London audiences. For one night only, fresh from appearances at Liverpool’s Sound… Read More

Interview with…Kayo Chingonyi

The London based poet spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Editor Emma Clarendon about his debut poetry collection Kumukanda and being  shortlisted for the International Dylan Thomas Prize.  Hi Kayo – thank you for talking to Love London Love Culture. Congratulations on being shortlisted for the International Dylan Thomas Prize. How do you feel about being nominated? Hello, thank you!… Read More

NEWS: Head First Acrobats Bring New Show Elixir to the Underbelly Festival

The Melbourne based company will return to the UK, following a run at last year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe.  When three gleefully inept scientists attempt to produce the Elixir of Life, they decide the best test subjects are themselves and chaos erupts in the laboratory. After downing their test-tube concoctions, the scientists begin to test their… Read More

REVIEW: Anne Boleyn, A King’s Obsession by Alison Weir

In the latest of her Six Tudor Queens series, Alison Weir effectively breathes new life into Anne Boleyn, offering a fresh perspective of a woman who has long been made out to be a villain.  For hundreds of years Anne Boleyn has been called a huge number of different names (none of them flattering) –… Read More