Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 17th January 2021

Here’s a guide to some of our most popular reads of the week…

Review of Accents by Ensemble K: this week, we took a listen to the orchestral group’s debut album which was officially released on Friday. It brings together pieces by the likes of Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin, Claude Debussy and Aaron Copland. We described it as being “filled with captivating performances that really ring out.”

Interview with Charlotte Wakefield: one of our latest interviews is with the West End star, chatting aboit her upcoming role in the concert revival of Gatsby A Musical – which will be streaming between the 12th to the 14th February.

Review of Public Domain, Southwark Playhouse (online): this new musical by Francesca Forristal and Jordan Paul Clarke examines the pros and cons of social media and the way it affects our lives. While it was live streamed just for this weekend, an encore stream will take place from the 19th to the 24th January.

News: Eleni C’s new single is due out next month: it was announced this week that the upcoming new singer’s latest single ‘Tug of War’ will be released in February.

Review of Stephen Fry’s Troy: following on from his retellings of the Greek Myths and Heroes stories, the broadcaster and writer turns his attention to one of the most epic stories of all time – that of the Trojan War and the background building up to it.

Review of McCartney III by Paul McCartney: we took a listen to Paul McCartney’s latest release which certainly sees a more folksy style emerging. The album includes songs such as ‘Find My Way’ and ‘Pretty Boys’.

Review of Away: discover what we made of the animated film that follows the story of a boy trying to make his way home after crashing on a mysterious island.

News: a revival of Gatsby a Musical is announced: a starry cast has been announced for the upcoming revival of the musical based on the classic Great Gatsby. The cast will include Marc Antolin, Emma Williams and Charlotte Wakefield.

News: Janie Dee to star in digital production of All on Her Own: it was confirmed this week that the award winning actress is set to star in a new digital production of Terence Rattigan’s play.

The Theatre Cafe Announces new digital series: London’s theatre themed cafe is set to host a new series titled Sunday Night Live at The Theatre Cafe which will be a mixture of peformance and interviews – available to watch for free. The first concert will take place on the 7th February.

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