Interview With…Assad Zaman

The actor chatted to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about taking Iman Qureshi’s The Funeral Director out on tour. Hi Assad. For those who don’t know, what is The Funeral Director about? The play follows a couple who run a Muslim Funeral home in the Midlands, and explores how their values and identity as well as their relationship… Read More

REVIEW: Behind the Curtain: Broadway Composers & Lyricists Sing Their Songs

Combining the music from classic and contemporary musicals, this compilation album is fascinating and insightful. Ever wondered how the song ‘For Good’ from Wicked came about? Or why the positioning of ‘It’s a Hard Knock Life’ was changed in the musical Annie? Then you will need to take a listen to this fascinating and insightful… Read More

PREVIEW: Ruckus, The Vault Festival

Interactive theatre company Specifiq bring Ruckus back to London for St Patrick’s Day. Taking place on the 26th March, this last late-night event of The Vault Festival invites guests to return to Specifiq’s underground world of Peaky Blinders-style gangsters and rowdy interactive mayhem. The experience is accompanied by a soundtrack filled with celtic punk, headlined… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of… Proteus’ Macbeth

The production will play at The Haymarket on the 14th and 15th March before heading to Jackson’s Lane on the21st and 22nd March. Here’s a glimpse of what has been happening in rehearsals… Set in London during the stock market crash of 1987, Proteus’ new adaptation of Shakespeare’s thriller takes it to the trading room… Read More

Review Round Up: The Merry Widow, English National Opera

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Max Webster’s production of Lehár’s operetta. The Stage: ** “But it’s essentially due to a new book and lyrics that depart so liberally from the original as to neuter its tensions. Instead, the level of humour aimed at includes the visual joke of an elderly man… Read More