Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 20th January

Here’s a few reads that have been proving popular on Love London  Love Culture this week… 

The Marvelous Wonderettes is heading to London: the Off-Broadway musical is set to make its European and UK premiere at Upstairs at the Gatehouse this spring.

Review of The Daughter-in-Law at the Arcola Theatre: this week saw LLLC paying a visit to the Arcola Theatre to catch Jack Gamble’s production which is “striking and powerful” in every possible way.

Review of Anomaly at the Old Red Lion Theatre: still proving of immense interest to readers is LLLC’s Kirsty Herrington’s review of Liv Warden’s play, currently playing at the Old Red Lion Theatre until the 2nd February. In her review, Kirsty said: “Anomaly effectively explores some interesting ideas around family, loyalty and reputation, and brings to light the hidden victims of these high-profile scandals.”

Review Round Up: Approaching Empty, Kiln Theatre: this new play from Ishy Din has officially opened at the Kiln Theatre. Discover what critics have had to say about it with LLLC’s review round up.

Review: An Enemy of the People, Union Theatre: discover what LLLC’s Emma Clarendon had to say about this revival of Arthur Miller’s adaptation of Ibsen’s play, currently booking at the Union Theatre until the 2nd of February.

Review of Rosenbaum’s Rescue at the Park Theatre: this week, Emily Schofield paid a visit to the Park Theatre to catch A. Bodin Saphir’s new play directed by Kate Fahy. Talking about the play Emily said: “My gut reaction was that this show would have been much better explained if it had been a film adaptation rather than on the stage.”

Review of Twelfth Night, Southwark Playhouse: this music festival set production has plenty to recommend it and is a worthy introduction to the play if you have never seen it before. It’s only on for a limited time – so be careful not to miss out if you intend on seeing it!

Interview with Amit Lahav: LLLC chatted to Gecko’s Artistic Director about bringing The Wedding to the Barbican as part of the London International Mime Festival.

Review Round Up: The Queen of Spades, Royal Opera House: also proving popular on LLLC is our review round up of this revival of the opera, performing at the venue until the 1st February.

Interview with… Michelle Ross: LLLC chatted to the performer about our desire for perfection and ‘No Show’ coming to the Soho Theatre from the 22nd January.

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