Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 26th April

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

Review of One Voice by Siobhan Dillon: we listened to the gorgeous new album from the West End star, for which the proceeds are going towards Breast Cancer Haven charity. It is well worth a listen if you are looking for a new album to chill out to.

Review of Peter and the Wolf, Royal Opera House: still proving to be popular on the website is our review of the Royal Ballet School’s production of Peter and the Wolf which is still available to watch vis the royal Opera House’s Youtube channel.

Interview with Anthony Alderson: we chatted to the Pleasance Trust’s director about the impact that Covid-19 is having on the theatre industry and why he loves working in the industry.

Review of the 25th Anniversary show of The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall: shown through The Shows Must Go On on Youtube, this dazzling show really highlighted the power and joy of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s score with a cast who were equally stunning to listen to.

Interview with Rob Myles: recently, we chatted to the actor, director and author about his love of Shakespeare, his recent online project The Show Must Go Online and making Shakespeare accessible for everybody.

Review of Acis and Galatea, Royal Opera House: the Royal Opera House has been showcasing quite a range of productions from its archive and this one is particularly unique. This is because it is not simply an opera or ballet, but rather both put together to make for an interesting watch, allowing the audience to see the Royal Ballet and Royal Opera putting their skills together.

Happy birthday Love London Love Culture!: this week saw us celebrating our fifth birthday! (Where has the time gone!?) to mark the occasion, we looked back on some of our favourite moments in these last few years…

News: National Portrait Gallery announce shortlist for the 2020 BP Portrait Prize: this week saw the NPG announcing its shortlist for the BP Portrait Prize, the exhibition of which will be available to view from May.

Love London Love Culture’s Favourite Productions: with great difficulty, LLLC has rounded up a selection of our favourite productions from the last five years. Feel free to take a look and see if any of your favourites are on there!

Love London Love Culture’s favourite book to film adaptations: with books providing plenty of material to make films from, this week we looked at some of our favourite adaptations for the big screen.

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