NEWS: How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical to Tour UK

It has been announced that Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical will tour the UK later this year ahead of a Christmas season at The Lowry. Featuring well known songs such as “You’re A Mean One Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas”, the UK tour will open at the New Wimbledon Theatre on the 1st November before travelling to Glasgow, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Birmingham before heading to The Lowry for a… Read More

Review Round Up: Thank U Next by Ariana Grande

Five months after the release of Sweetener, Ariana Grande is back with a brand new album. LLLC rounds up the reviews…  Pitchfork: “But in the rare spots where the production is grating and the writing limp, Grande makes up for it with skill and intuition. thank u, nextmay be an imperfect album but it’s a perfect next chapter.” The Guardian: **** ” this feels like the work of a pop star… Read More

PREVIEW: Alys, Always, Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner directs the world premiere production based  on Harriet Lane’s novel.  The Bridge Theatre’s next production is the world premiere production based on Harriet Lane’s psychological thriller, adapted for the stage by Lucinda Coxon and directed by Nicholas Hytner. Frances works on the books pages of a Sunday newspaper. She’s quiet and capable, but nobody takes much notice: her face is pressed to the… Read More

Review Round Up: If Beale Street Could Talk

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Barry Jenkins’s  film based on James Baldwin’s novel.   The Observer: ***** “The result is another mesmerising and wholly immersive experience from a film-maker whose love of the medium of cinema – and fierce compassion for Baldwin’s finely drawn characters – shines through every frame.” The Guardian: **** “Here is a film almost woozy with its own beauty and dignity, a… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for Tom Ratcliffe’s Circa

Andrew Twyman’s production will play at the Old Red Lion Theatre  from the 5th March.  It has been confirmed that the production of Tom Ratcliffe’s play is set to star Thomas Flynn (Twelfth Night, The Rose Playhouse, RSC Dell; Tuckshop, Paines Plough Roundabout and The Lowry; PLAY, Hackney Showroom), Daniel Abelson (Once In a Lifetime, Young Vic; The Mighty Walzer, Royal Exchange; The Seagull, Chichester Festival Theatre)… Read More

NEWS: Dear Evan Hansen Tickets and Dates Announced for London Production

The London production of the hit Broadway musical will open for  previews at the Noel Coward Theatre on the 29th October.  The dates and ticket details for the London production of Dear Evan Hansen have been confirmed, with casting details yet to be announced. Dear Evan Hansen will begin previews at London’s Noel Coward Theatre on the 29th October, officially opening on the 19th November. Tickets for the production will go on sale for… Read More

REVIEW: Rembrandt: Thinking on Paper, British Museum

This free display at the museum is worth catching and  shows potential for a full scale exhibition devoted to the artist’s work  on paper.  Marking the 350th anniversary of the artist’s death, the British Museum’s neat and compact exhibition focusing on the rarely seen prints and drawings offers a surprisingly detailed look at Rembrandt’s style and approach to many different topics. Comprised of sixty five prints and drawings, Rembrandt: Thinking on Paper is an intimate look… Read More