REVIEW: Kinky Boots, Adelphi Theatre (Online)

This uplifting and compassionate musical is a reminder of how important kindness and friendship is. Based on the 2005 film, Kinky Boots as a musical might get off to a slow start but by by the end you certainly feel uplifted and inspired by this story of Charlie Price who manages to transform his father’s… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Month: April 2020

With plenty of online content and interviews happening, there has still been plenty to read about on LLLC. Here’s a guide to some of our most popular reads this month… Review of the 1998 production of Oklahoma!: we were able to watch the 1998 National Theatre production of this classic musical thanks to Broadway HD… Read More

Interview With…Jez Bond

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon spoke to Artistic Director of the Park Theatre Jez Bond about the newly announced Park Life fund raising scheme. Hi Jez, first of all how are you coping with lockdown? I’ve got my toilet paper, my yeast and I’m shaming sunbathers: isn’t that what we’re all doing? Come on, though… Read More

REVIEW: The Enchanted Interior, Guildhall Art Gallery (Video Tour)

The gallery’s exhibition provides a thoughtful and detailed insight into the way in which women have been depicted in ornate and enclosed spaces. In a time when we are all confined at home, exploring the Guildhall Gallery’s exhibition examining the way in which women in art have been portrayed in interior settings seems extremely appropriate.… Read More

NEWS: Rose Theatre Announces Readings From the Rose

The theatre in Kingston-Upon-Thames has announced their latest initiative to bring creativity into people’s homes. It has been announced that Adjoa Andoh, Angellica Bell, Arthur Darvill, Christopher Eccleston, Jane Asher and Paterson Joseph are among several actors and creatives who have filmed themselves reading their favourite poems for the Rose to release online over the next couple of… Read More

NEWS: Shortlist Announced for the Wolfson History Prize 2020

The shortlist for the 2020 Wolfson History Prize has been announced and features three London historians. Recognising the best factual history writing from the past year, the Wolfson History Prize 2020 shortlist features a wide variety of global focuses, with five of the six books exploring non-British history. International topics covered in this year’s shortlisted… Read More

NEWS: Royal Academy of Arts Announces Changes to Exhibition Programme

Following the ongoing closure of the Royal Academy of Arts, the venue has announced changes to its upcoming exhibition programme. The Royal Academy of Arts have announced changes to its upcoming exhibition programme due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. While a reopening date for the venue has yet to be confirmed, the Royal Academy of… Read More

NEWS: Cast of Thriller Live Says Goodbye to the West End

The production was originally set to close in the West End on the 26th April, but had its final show in March instead. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the cast and all those involved backstage played their final performance at London’s lyric Theatre last month. Instead, to mark the occasion, 16 lead singers, including Peter… Read More

REVIEW: Les Miserables: The Staged Concert, Gielgud Theatre (Digital Download/DVD)

A glorious and musically powerful staged concert version of the beloved musical that manages to maintain the drama. This 2019 concert version of Les Miserables ran at the Gielgud Theatre while the musical’s home transformed from the Queen’s Theatre to the Sondheim Theatre is rousing celebration of what makes it so popular. Directed for the… Read More

NEWS: Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads to be Revived by the BBC

Filming is now underway for new productions of Alan Bennett’s critically acclaimed and multi-award-winning Talking Heads monologues. Having first aired on BBC Television in 1988 and 1998, ten original pieces of Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads monologues will be re-made with the addition of two new ones written by Bennett last year. They are being produced by Nicholas Hytner’s London Theatre… Read More