Here’s a guide to some of the most popular reads on LLLC this week….

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Interview with Alice Krige: we chatted to the actress about starring in Persona, the first production to reopen the Riverside Studios, playing from the 21st January.

Interview with Ron Elisha: the playwright spoke to Emma Clarendon about the world premiere production of his latest play Falling in Love Again at the King’s Head Theatre. Playing from the 14th January, it is focused around the time that King Edward VIII was abdicating from the throne in order to marry Wallis Simpson.

Review of Shackleton and His Stowaway at the Park Theatre: this week saw us at the Park Theatre to catch Andy Dickinson’s play focusing on explorer Ernest Shackleton’s ill fated Imperial Trans-Antarctic expedition. But does the play successfully capture this tale of danger and survival effectively?

News: full casting announced for London production of Pretty Woman the Musical: with rehearsals now underway, the full casting for the upcoming London production has been announced. The production is set to begin performances at the Piccadilly Theatre on the 13th February.

Interview with Daniel Healy and Emma Lucia: with Once now embarking on a UK tour, we chatted to the show’s leading cast members about the magic of this show – heading to Woking’s New Victoria Theatre from the 10th to the 15th February.

Review Round up: Magic Goes Wrong at the Vaudeville Theatre: the first major show opening of the year is Mischief Theatre’s latest production as part of its year long season at the Vaudeville Theatre. Find out what the critics had to say about it with our review round up available to read now.

Casting announced for Lipstick at the Southwark Playhouse: find out who is set to star in the world premiere of Lily Shahmoon’s play, directed by Ed White.

Preview of the V&A’s upcoming Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser exhibition: find out everything you need to know about the Victoria and Albert Museum’s upcoming Alice in Wonderland exhibition, which will be on display from the 27th June.

Review round up of The Tyler Sisters at the Hampstead Theatre: this week we also rounded up the reviews for this new play from Alexandra Woods starring Angela Griffin and Bryony Hannah. Was it a hit with the critics?

Stars on stage in 2020: find out which well known faces are set to head to the West End stage across this year with LLLC’s guide…

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