Interview with…Stella Taylor

Stella chatted to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about co-creating Greyscale, which plays as part of the Vaults Festival from the  2nd February.  Thanks for talking to me! Could you explain a bit more about what Greyscale is about? Greyscale tackles the issue of consent in a post #metoo era. It looks at the roles men and women play (and have been conditioned to play) when it comes to sex and dating. Greyscale tells the story… Read More

First Look at…Mandela: The Official exhibition

The official exhibition will open in London on the 8th February.  This major new global touring exhibition will take visitors on a journey through the life of the world’s most iconic freedom fighter and political leader. On display from the 8th February, the exhibition is a celebration of Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy, making its world premiere at 26 Leake Street Gallery in Waterloo. Visitors… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Little Miss Sunshine

Casting for the European premiere of the musical has been confirmed.  Playing at the Arcola Theatre from the 21st March, this new production directed by Arcola’s Artistic Director Mehmet Ergen is set to star: Laura Pitt-Pulford as Sheryl, the matriarch of the eccentric Hoover family, Olivier award winner Gary Wilmot as Grandpa, Gabriel Vick as Sheryl’s husband Richard, two-time Olivier nominee Paul Keating as Sheryl’s brother Frank and Sev Keoshgerian as Sheryl’s son Dwayne. The role… Read More

PREVIEW: Bitter Wheat, Garrick Theatre

John Malkovich is set to star in David Mamet’s new play at the Garrick Theatre.  Playing in the West End from the 7th June, Bitter Wheat is David Mamet’s first new play since China Doll, which premiered on Broadway in 2015, starring Al Pacino. As well as writing the play, David Mamet will direct this world premiere production which is set to star John Malkovich making his return to… Read More

Interview With…Amber-Rose May

Amber-Rose May is a performer and theatre maker who specialises in creating thought provoking and magical theatre for young people, allowing them to explore and understand important topics. In new one-woman show The Goose Who Flew, for ages 3-7, she plays a range of quirky characters, using simple puppetry to explore issues facing refugees. In… Read More

Interview With…Ethan McClean

Ethan chatted to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about Massaoke’s upcoming A Massaoke Night at the Musicals event, taking place at KOKO this Friday.  Thanks so much for talking to me. What can we expect from ‘A Massaoke Night at the Musicals’? Expect a lot of fun for starters! 1500 people singing their hearts out together to the greatest musicals songs from stage and screen – led by a brilliant live… Read More

Preview: Kaleidoscope, Saatchi Gallery

The Saatchi Gallery’s upcoming exhibition will explore the distortion of human perception.  On display from the 15th March, Kaleidoscope will feature nine contemporary artists from across the globe who work in a variety of mediums to explore the concept of distortion through sequences of colourful works. The centre piece of the exhibition will be Laura Buckley’s interactive large-scale kaleidoscope Fata Morgana. This will… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for Strike Up The Band at Upstairs at the Gatehouse

The full cast for the production has been confirmed.  Playing at Upstairs at the Gatehouse from the 6th March, the cast for Mark Giesser’s production of George and Ira Gershwin’s musical have been confirmed. In 1927, Horace J. Fletcher is a typical self-made American businessman. His cheese factory dominates the market, he influences the White House, and he’s secured his business future by… Read More

PREVIEW: Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard & Oliver, National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery’s upcoming exhibition will highlight the work of Hilliard and Oliver.   On display from the 21st February, Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver will be the first major display concentrating on Tudor and Jacobean miniatures in thirty five years. As well as bringing together key works from the National Portrait Gallery’s own collection, the display… Read More

REVIEW: Tango Fire, Peacock Theatre

Sexy, sassy and intricate, Tango Fire is a thrilling spectacle from start  to finish.  Returning once more to London, Tango Fire is simply sublime to witness – not only is the dancing exciting but the the overall way in which it is all presented is highly mesmerising. Having only the most basic knowledge of what an Argentine Tango actually is (courtesy of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing), Tango… Read More