REVIEW:Body Worlds, London Pavilion

Engaging and fascinating, Gunther von Hagens’ Body Worlds leaves you with a deeper understanding and appreciation for our bodies.  I will be one of the first to admit that the idea of viewing real life human bodies in an exhibition was as intriguing as it was mildly repulsive, but on actually visiting, I found that… Read More

REVIEW: Seussical the Musical, Southwark Playhouse

Imaginative, witty and beautiful – Seussical will make you feel like a five year old again. When I walked into the Southwark Playhouse theatre and saw a plethora of bright colours, trees and flowers growing from the walls and stripes galore; I knew that this production of Seussical was going to be something very special… Read More

Interview With….Tony Haynes

The composer spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about The Grand Union Orchestra’s upcoming performance of ‘Uncharted Crossings’ at Shoreditch Town Hall.  Thanks so much for talking to me. What can audiences expect from Uncharted Crossings? Some great music – moving and exhilarating by turns – celebrating the remarkable impact of African music on… Read More

PREVIEW: Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway, Dulwich Picture Gallery

The gallery’s first exhibition of 2019 will be the first exhibition outside of Norway to be devoted to Harald Sohlberg.  On display from February 2019, the Dulwich Picture Gallery’s new exhibition will celebrate the work of Harold Sohlberg, coinciding with the 150th anniversary since his birth. Bringing together over ninety pieces of his work, the… Read More

REVIEW: Buttons: A Cinderella Story, King’s Head Theatre

Love London Love Culture’s Kirsty Herrington went along to the King’s Head Theatre to catch Charles Court Opera’s latest pantomime.  It wouldn’t be Christmas without a good old pantomime, and Charles Court Opera returns to the King’s Head Theatre this festive season with Buttons: A Cinderella Story. But this is no ordinary Cinderella, and the… Read More

REVIEW: The Nutcracker, Northern Ballet, New Victoria Theatre

Filled with wonderful youthful exuberance, the Northern Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker is a perfect festive treat to watch.  I was first exposed to the wonderful music of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker as a child through Disney’s Fantasia and has remained a firm favourite ever since. Now revisiting the Northern Ballet’s magical and sparkling production it… Read More

NEWS: The Bunker Theatre Announces Spring 2019 Season

The newly announced spring season from the theatre’s new Artistic Director Chris Sonnex will include six productions and a festival.  This first season from Artistic Director Chris Sonnex will span across four months and will also see the opening of the Bunker’s Writers’ Snug – a free-to-use space in the theatre for up to four… Read More

Interview with… Katy Lipson

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon chatted to Aria Entertainment’s Katy Lipson about bringing Aspects of Love to London following its successful run at the Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester.  What was it about Aspects of Love that made you want to bring it back to the stage? I have always been in love with the… Read More

Shows Opening: December 2018

December can be a slightly overwhelming time to pick a show to go and see – luckily Love London Love Culture has selected  seven of the very best opening next month…  1. Striking 12, Union Theatre: inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Matchgirl and featuring a pop, rock and jazz score, this Off-Broadway musical arrives… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Atticist’s Outlying Islands

Playing at the King’s Head Theatre from the 9th January, casting has been confirmed for the revival of David Greig’s play, last seen in London in 2002.  Produced by Atticist and directed by Jessica Lazar, the production is set to star Rose Wardlaw (Eyam and The Winter’s Tale, Globe Theatre; Jubilee, Royal Exchange Theatre and… Read More