First Look at…Broken Wings, Theatre Royal Haymarket

The first images of the cast of new musical  Broken Wings  have been released, ahead of the production playing at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from the 1st to the 4th August.  New York City, 1923. An ageing Gibran narrates from his cold studio. Through poetry and music, he transports us back two decades and across continents,… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s Emilia

The Shakespeare’s Globe has confirmed casting for its upcoming production of Emilia, playing at the theatre from the 10th August.  ‘ Men, who forgetting they were born of women, nourished of women, and if they were not of the means of women, they would be quite extinguished out of the world, and a final end… Read More

Review Round Up: The Now Now by Gorillaz

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the animated group’s latest album – does it win over the critics?  The Guardian: **** “The Now Now is capable of beguiling despite the babble – a Gorillaz album that, for once, acts not as loudspeaker for the cacophony of modern life, but a salve instead.”… Read More

Review Round Up: The Winter’s Tale, Shakespeare’s Globe

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Blanche McIntyre’s production, playing at the Shakespeare’s Globe until the 14th October.  The Stage: *** “Blanche McIntyre is a director of textual sensitivity and she brings clarity, intelligence and insight to the play’s complexities and contradictions.” The Independent: *** “This is a solid production, but the quick-changing… Read More

PREVIEW: Surreal Science: Loudon Collection with Salvatore Arancio, Whitechapel Gallery

The Whitechapel Gallery will present crafted objects from the Loudon Collection, selected and animated by visual artist Salvatore Arancio.  On display from the 24th August, this exhibition will focus on collector George Loudon and his fascination with scientific breakthroughs from the Enlightenment to the 19th and early 20th centuries, with the gallery inviting Italian-born artist Salvatore Arancio to select and… Read More

REVIEW: Oneness by Soul Basement

Soul Basement’s alum is vocally smooth and has some interesting rhythms – but it feels as though the majority of the songs are virtually the same.  If you are looking for an album that makes for perfect listening on a lazy summer’s day then this is it. Soul Basement’s album is a laid back and… Read More

REVIEW: Imperium, Gielgud Theatre

This historical drama epic based on the novels by  Robert Harris is well worth catching in the West End.  Having just returned home after a lovely holiday in Rome, I found myself back in the Italian city but under very different circumstances to watch this thrilling and engaging Royal Shakespeare Company production. Adapted beautifully for… Read More