Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 28th March

Here’s a guide to our favourite reads of the week – including lots of reviews, interviews and exciting theatre announcements!

Review of BKLYN the Musical, Lambert Jackson Productions: streaming online until the 4th April, make sure that you don’t miss out on this beautifully filmed version of Mark Schoenfeld and Barri McPherson’s musical.Featuring a stellar cast, the story has been brought to stunning life by director Dean Johnson and of course the rest of the creative team!

Review of Scaramouche Jones: another piece of high quality theatre we have experienced this week is catching Shane Richie’s performance in this haunting one man show that spans across the central character’s life. Cleverly filmed this really is a superb production and worth catching if you can (it’s streaming until the 11th April).

Interview with Lara Martins: this week also saw us chatting to singer and performer Lara Martins about recording and releasing her debut album Canção which is available to buy and listen to now.

Review of Dear Dead Jason, Potluck Festival: this short but perceptive piece of drama highlights the struggles of dealing with grief as well as how to find the right support in the wake of a loss. It’s down to earth and well written – but just as importantly it is done with great sensitivity.

News: Gyles Brandreth and Gary Wilmot to star in online reading of Charley’s Aunt: it was announced this week that an online table reading of this farce will be taking place on the 11th April to help raise money for the Equity Charitable Trust.

Review of Remembering the Oscars: while Aljaž Škorjanec and Janette Manrara’s new show won’t be touring until next year, this lovely shortened digital production will certainly make fans all excited about seeing it live. Jam packed with plenty of gorgeous routines, it is being streamed until the 17th April.

News: Outdoor exhibition marks the first anniversary of lockdown: the new outdoor photography exhibition will share and celebrate a selection of stories of compassion and kindness that have taken place in communities in Camden.

Interview with Jennifer Anton: we chatted to the author about her new novel Under the Light of the Italian Moon and drawing on her family history for inspiration.

New pop album celebrating the work of Rodgers and Hammerstein Released: a new album titled R&H Goes Pop is available to buy and listen to now. Featuring many of the composers best known songs, the songs have been reimagined into a variety of different styles of music….

A guide to some of the shows aiming to reopen in the West End: we have put together a guide to some of the shows planning on opening in the West End in the coming months – we haven’t included them all so watch this space for another edition!

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