Interview With… Raphael Akuwudike

The actor chatted to LLLC about being in The Jumper Factory at the  Young Vic Theatre.  Hi Raphael, what can you tell me about ‘The Jumper Factory’? The Jumper Factory is a new play written by Luke Barnes in collaboration with prisoners at HMP Wandsworth. It explores many prisoners’ stories through a single character. What was it that initially made you want to be involved with the production? I… Read More

Interview With… Harry Lawtey

LLLC’s Emma Clarendon chatted to the actor about his latest role in  Gently Down the Stream at the Park Theatre.  What can audiences expect from Gently Down the Stream? I think audiences can expect to laugh, maybe to cry, and hopefully to think a little also. Everything that a great play should make you do. What struck you most about the story when you first read it? What struck me most about the… Read More

NEWS: Waitress Announces Young Actresses Playing Lulu

It has been announced that the London production of Waitress has  cast its youngest cast members. The youngest members of the production who will be sharing the role of Lulu will be Fifi Christophers and Arabella Duffy who will be making their West End debuts. They join the previously announced Katharine McPhee (Smash) as Jenna, Emmy-nominee Jack McBrayer (30 Rock) as Ogie, Marisha Wallace as Becky, Laura Baldwinas Dawn, Peter Hannah as Earl, David Hunter as Dr. Pomatter and Shaun Prendergast as Old… Read More

NEWS: Titanic The Musical Announces European Tour

Following a successful UK and Ireland tour, Thom Southerland’s production will embark on a European tour later this year.   It has been confirmed that following a run at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking from the 11th to the 13th July, the production will embark on a European tour. In the final hours of 14th April 1912 the RMS Titanic,… Read More

REVIEW: Mandela: The Official Exhibition, 26 Leake Street Gallery

This new exhibition is a celebration of Nelson Mandela’s legacy as  much as it offers an insight into Apartheid.   There are many different labels associated with Nelson Mandela and his extraordinary life – not least a revolutionary, a political prisoner and of course a world leader. With this exhibition (the first official to be created in collaboration with The Royal House of Mandela), all of these different parts of Mandela’s life… Read More

REVIEW: Avenue Q, New Wimbledon Theatre

Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx’s musical comedy is back to delight  audiences once more.   Still going strong and proving popular with audiences, Avenue Q returns for a brand new UK tour and still has plenty of laughs curtesy of several foul-mouthed puppets. But it actually also has a new resonance in terms of confronting topics that are still high in the news – in particular racism… Read More