NEWS: Netflix Announces Release Date for Persuasion

It has been announced that Netflix’s film adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel is heading for release this Summer. It has been announced that Netflix’s upcoming film adaptation of Jane Austen’s last novel will be heading to the streaming service on the 15th July. Directed by acclaimed theatre director Carrie Cracknell (Sea Wall/A Life) , making her film directing… Read More

REVIEW: The Misfortune of the English, Orange Tree Theatre

Based on true events, this world premiere production features three completely engaging performances – but it does seem to run out of steam towards the end. April 17th 1936 – a group of school boys and their teacher went hiking on the Schauinsland mountain in South-Western Germany but ended up being caught up in a… Read More

Review Round Up: A Strange Loop, Lyceum Theatre

Broadway’s latest musical by Michael R Jackson is now officially open! But what have critics had to say about it? WhatsOnStage: “As Jackson’s script has been refined, Stephen Brackett’s production has also gotten sharper. Arnulfo Maldonado’s set is versatile enough to facilitate a fast-moving, liquid style of storytelling, as are Montana Levi Blanco’s costumes. Jen… Read More

Review Round Up: Prima Facie, Harold Pinter Theatre

We round up the reviews for Suzie Miller’s solo show starring Killing Eve’s Jodie Comer. WhatsOnStage: **** “Prima Facie isn’t the most subtle piece of writing, and it is possibly over-emphatic towards its close, becoming polemic rather than drama. Yet it is hard to argue with its fury when the facts that underpin its arguments are… Read More

REVIEW: Witness For the Prosecution, London County Hall

A new cast has entered the courtroom to bring to life this thrilling courtroom drama. It is a rare thing indeed (particularly seeing a play) to see something for a second time and knowing how it ends but to still be thoroughly engaged in seeing how the story unfolds and feeling all the thrill of… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for New Adventures’ Production of The Car Man at the Royal Albert Hall

The show will play for 14 performances only from the 9th June. New Adventures and the Royal Albert Hall have announced the full cast  for Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man, taking to the stage from the 9th to the 19th of June. Based on Bizet’s Carmen, Matthew Bourne’s production will be reimagined for the Royal… Read More

NEWS: Annie Get Your Gun to Return to the West End for One Night Only

The concert production at London Palladium marks the 75th anniversary since the first West End production. Irvin Berlin’s musical will head to the London Palladium for one performance only on the 1st June, with a cast led by Amber Davies as Annie Oakley, Julian Ovenden as Frank Butler and Trevor Dion Nicholas as Buffalo Bill.… Read More

Review Round Up: Funny Girl, August Wilson Theatre

We discover what critics have had to say about the Broadway revival of this musical starring  Beanie Feldstein and Ramin Karimloo. New York Post: “the revival could be a whole lot better than the uninvolving stroll that director Michael Mayer has turned it into. High jinks, romance, heartbreak, Brooklyn, Broadway and Monte Carlo are all… Read More

Reflecting on Seven Years of Love London Love Culture

The 22nd April marked the 7th Anniversary of Love London Love Culture. Emma Clarendon reflects on these seven years and how there is still plenty to come. If I’m being completely honest – I’m not quite sure where the last seven years has disappeared to as it genuinely feels like it was only the other… Read More

Review Round Up: The Corn is Green, National Theatre

Find out what critics have had to say about this revival of Emlyn Williams’ 1938 play. The Guardian: **** “Our hearts do soar and melt, though, as the gifted Evans navigates his way towards a happy ending, and there are lovely, warm laughs along the way. This revival is a reminder that old stories, when… Read More