Love London Love Culture Show Picks: January 2020

Here’s a guide to some of the shows opening in London in January 2020…. Magic Goes Wrong, Vaudeville Theatre: already in previews at the Vaudeville Theatre, this second production in Mischief Theatre’s year long season at the theatre has been created with the help of renowned magicians Penn & Teller. In this show, a gang… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Year in Review: 2019

We round up the year with a selection of the most popular reads on LLLC in 2019. Review of The Lost Love Speakeasy: taking place in May this year, we went along to experience a lovely 1920’s style immersive experience in (of course) a secret location. Complete with a meal inspired by the flavours of… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Exhibition Picks of 2019

Emma Clarendon selects her favourite exhibitions of 2019…. Troy: Myth and Reality, British Museum: in terms of sheer scale and detail, this British Museum exhibition is impressive from start to finish. Chronicling all of the important elements of the history and story of Troy to explore whether this city actually existed, this display is engaging… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Film Picks of 2019

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s favourite films of the last twelve months… Judy: this brilliantly sensitive biography focusing on the final months of Judy Garland’s life was a major highlight of the year. It may already be garnering Oscars buzz – particularly for Renee Zellweger’s stunning performance as Judy herself but it is also the… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Favourite Books of 2019

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon rounds up some of her favourite reads of the year… Circe by Madeline Miller: following on from her successful retelling of the story of Achilles, Madeline Miller puts another contemporary take on another memorable Greek myth. Written with great insight and filled with imaginative descriptions this is a memorable… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Favourite Music Events 2019

Emma Clarendon picks her favourite musical events of the year… Hugh Jackman at The O2: a huge highlight in 2019 was being able to watch Hugh Jackman performing live at The o2. It was probably particularly delightful for those who love musical theatre as he performed songs from musicals including Les Miserables, Beauty and the… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Favourite Shows of 2019

Emma Clarendon selects her favourite theatre production of the year… 10. Soho Cinders, Charing Cross Theatre: warm, funny and genuinely good fun, this revival of Stiles and Drewe’s contemporary take on the classic fairytale Cinderella is immensely good fun from start to finish. 9. The Bridges of Madison County, Menier Chocolate Factory: while it may… Read More

Review Round Up: The Gentlemen

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Guy Ritchie’s latest film starring Matthew McConaughey and Hugh Grant. The Guardian: *** “Ritchie has made an entertaining return to his mockney roots.” The Independent: * “What’s missing is any of the genuine grittiness that made Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels worth paying attention to in the… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Show Picks of the Week: Sunday 22nd December 2019

Here’s a guide to a few shows that you might want to book tickets for…. The Red Shoes, Sadler’s Wells: if you love ballet then you will not want to miss Matthew Bourne’s interpretation of the film The Red Shoes at Sadler’s Wells for the festive season before embarking on a new UK tour. Catch… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 22nd December 2019

Here’s a guide to what has been proving popular on LLLC this week… Review of The Snow Queen at the Rose Theatre: still proving to be a popular read this week, is our review of the Rose Theatre Kingston’s 2019 festive production based on Hans Christian Anderson’s fairytale. Details of the Victoria and Albert Museum’s… Read More