Five Minutes with…Samuel Valentine

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon spoke to Samuel Valentine about starring as the title role in the UK tour of Don Carlos.  Thanks so much for talking to me. Could you explain a bit more about the background to the story of Don Carlos?Don Carlos is set against the backdrop of the Spanish Inquisition,… Read More

REVIEW: Speeches of Note, Emmanuel Centre

Visitors to London’s Emmanuel Centre were in for a treat on Monday night at the how to: Academy’s latest event, Speeches of Note. Following in the footsteps of its well-known cousin Letters Live, where a selection of significant historical letters are brought to life by a host of celebrities, Speeches of Note celebrated the power… Read More

Interview with…Rose-Marie Christian

The actress spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about Three Sat Under the Banyan Tree, based on The Panchatantra – India’s Aesop’s Fables.  Hi Rose-Marie thanks so much for talking to me. Could you tell me about your character Jayaben? Jayaben is the youngest of the three children with a fierce spirit about her . Although she… Read More

NEWS: Sandi Toksvig Adapting Story for Mamma Mia! the Party in London

It has been announced that the Great British Bake Off  host will adapt the original story for the show by  Calle Norlén, Roine Söderlundh and Björn Ulvaeus, for the London production.  Mamma Mia! The Party  is set in a taverna on the island of Skopelos, where most exteriors of the first MAMMA MIA! film were shot.… Read More

Review Round Up: Oceania, Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts brings together some of the diverse art of the region of Oceania to help mark the 250th anniversary since Cook’s first voyage to the Pacific. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… The Telegraph: ***** “Five years in the making, Oceania is, then, a blast of a show, attesting to… Read More

Interview with…Hal Coase

Hal Coase has adapted Virginia Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway for a new production at the Arcola Theatre. He spoke to Love London Love Culture about what to expect…  Thanks so much for talking to me. What can you tell me about the story of Mrs Dalloway for those who aren’t familiar with it? The plot is beautifully… Read More

NEWS: Tickets Now on Sale for All About Eve at the Noel Coward Theatre

Tickets for Ivo van Hove’s production went on sale this morning as additional casting announced.  Tickets for Ivo van Hove’s upcoming world premiere production based on the 1950 film went on sale at 10am this morning (28th September), with additional casting announced. Margo Channing. Legend. True star of the theatre. The spotlight is hers, always… Read More

REVIEW: Chicago, Phoenix Theatre

Thanks to the strong casting, there seems to be a new lease of life in this classic production of Ebb and Kander’s musical.  The success of any production of Chicago relies on two things: a great sounding orchestra who make the most of every note of the music and a strong and charismatic cast to… Read More