REVIEW: Colette

Keira Knightley offers up one of her best performances yet in this  beautiful retelling of the French author’s early career.  Colette is a film that contains everything that you could possibly want in a brilliant period drama film: strong performances from the leading cast, a fascinating story that has up until now been untold, gorgeous costumes and in general beautifully captured. Keira Knightley plays Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, a woman who is trapped in a… Read More

REVIEW: Until the Lions, Akram Khan Company, Roundhouse

 There is no denying the powerful choreography is mesmerising to  watch, yet Until the Lions lacks a strong plot narrative. Inspired by the South Asian tale of Amba (or Shikhandi as she transforms to), which was reimagined in Karthika Nair’s Until the Lions:Echoes from the Mahabharata, Akram Khan powerfully reimagines this story to offer an intriguing interpretation of this tragic story. Unfortunately, while the dancing is consistently spirited and intense to watch throughout, the story seems to… Read More

Interview With…Michelle Ross

The performer chats to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about starring in No  Show at the Soho Theatre from the 22nd January.  For those who don’t know what is ‘No Show’ all about? No Show is about the reality behind being a circus artist. We explore the experience of being a performer within the industry, from the good to the bad. Quite often we will spend weeks, months or years trying to learn tricks or… Read More

Interview With…Amit Lahav

Love London Love Culture chatted to Gecko‘s Artistic Director about  the company making its Barbican debut as part of the London  International Mime Festival.   Hi Amit, thank you so much for taking the time to talk to me. What can audiences expect from ‘The Wedding’? The unexpected! I actually think that’s a very difficult question in a way, because The Wedding has been built and created to take you inside yourself. I suppose they can expect… Read More