Here’s a guide to what has been proving popular this week on Love London Love Culture.

Review of A Bloody Shambles, Living Record Festival: this week, we took a listen to Ella Dorman-Gajic’s audio drama focusing on the sensitive topic of periods and being able to afford the feminine hygiene products needed to support women through this time. Fascinating and relatable it was well worth a listen to.

Review of The Zizz, Living Record Festival: also proving popular is our review of Chew Boy Productions short film exploring people’s relationship with isolation amid all the technology that we now have at our fingertips. It really is unlike anything else that I have seen before.

Five immersive theatre experiences to enjoy at home: with more of us at home at the moment, theatre companies have gone to extra lengths to keep us entertained – even immersive theatre companies. So here’s a few interactive theatre experiences that you can book and enjoy…

News: Original Theatre announce first live onstage production since March last year: the theatre company have revealed that it will first stream the world premiere of Ben Brown’s new play A Splinter of Ice before taking it out on a UK tour when theatre’s are allowed to reopen.

Review of Identity by CTC Dance Company: we watched the company’s fascinating production of Identity, which blends music, dance and spoken word to examine how we should be more like ourselves and not what society expects of us.

News: Swamp Motel has confirmed its latest immersive experience: this week the company unveiled details of its latest production The Kindling Hour. It follows on from Plymouth Point and The Mermaid’s Tongue and will run from the 24th February.

News: applications open for graduates to take part in new concert series: it has been announced that producers are looking for 2020/2021 graduates in all musical theatre, theatre and drama courses to take part in a series of concerts which will be taking place next month.

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Month: January 2021: we have revealed what were our picks for the month – so if there is anything you feel like you missed then check out this comprehensive round up.

News: Covent Garden launches online initiative to support its street performers: with a lack of visitors to Covent Garden at the moment, times are hard for its popular street performers – hence this new initiative to give them an online platform to showcase their performances.

News: Southbank Centre announce A Night in with Ethan Hawke Event: the multi-arts venue has announced details of this special event which will see the actor reading from his new novel A Bright Ray of Darkness which will be available on the 8th February. It will be available to watch on demand until the 15th February.