Here’s this weeks guide to what has been proving popular on LLLC including news, reviews and interviews…

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Interview with Joseph Potter: the actor chatted to us about making his stage debut in this new production of Bernard Shaw’s Candida at the Orange Tree Theatre.

Review of Spectrum by Westlife: this week we took a listen to the new album from Westlife which includes tracks such as ‘Hello My Love’ and ‘Better Man’.

Review of Frankenstein at Richmond Theatre: this new production based on the classic horror story paid a visit to Richmond this week as part of its UK tour.

New cast image for upcoming production of Uncle Vanya released: a new image of the cast for Ian Rickson’s upcoming production of Uncle Vanya at the Harold Pinter Theatre has been released. The production is set to star Richard Armitage and Toby Jones, with performances beginning in January.

Review of Masterplan 25: Iconic and Unseen Photographs of Oasis, h Club: we paid a trip to see the work of Michael Spencer Jones, whose collaboration with the band led to iconic album covers including the one for ‘Definitely Maybe’. But the exhibition also highlights the photographer’s other images of the band, offering a new perspective of them. A must-visit for Oasis fans.

Review of & Juliet at the Shaftesbury Theatre: Love London Love Culture attended the opening night for this highly anticipated new musical which puts a unique and contemporary twist on the classic story of Romeo & Juliet, featuring songs written and co-written by Max Martin.

Casting announced for world premiere of Ingmar Bergman’s Persona at the Riverside Studios: as well as announcing the re-opening of the Riverside Studios, it was confirmed that the theatre will present the world premiere stage production of Persona, adapted from Ingmar Bergman’s 1966 iconic Swedish psychological movie.

Interview with Jessica Tomlinson: Emma Clarendon chatted to the actress about her current role in Hunger, which is now playing at the Arcola Theatre.

Interview with Iskandar Sharazuddin: the playwright spoke to us about his play Silently Hoping, playing at the Applecart Arts from the 27th November.

Review round up: Dear Evan Hansen, Noel Coward Theatre: the other big West End opening this week was the highly anticipated transfer of this hugely successful Broadway musical. We rounded up the reviews to find out whether it was a success with critics or not.

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