Interview with… Owen Calvert-Lyons

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon spoke to the OvalHouse Theatre’s Owen Calvert-Lyons about the theatre’s upcoming season.  Hi Owen, thanks for talking to Love London Love Culture. What can people expect from the summer season at the Ovalhouse and how would you describe it? Our Summer season is always quite different to the way we… Read More

NEWS: Mark Benton & Nigel Harman to Star in UK Tour of Glengarry Glenn Ross

Following its successful run in the West End, it has been confirmed that Sam Yates’ production of David Mamet’s play will tour the UK from the 14th February.  Opening at Woking’s New Victoria Theatre on the 14th February 2019, Sam Yates’ production will then tour to Birmingham, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Glasgow, Richmond,Brighton and Cardiff with further tour dates to be announced shortly. It… Read More

First Look At… Double Act, Polka Theatre

Production images for Vicky Ireland’s production based on Jacqueline Wilson’s original story have been released. Here’s a glimpse of what audiences can expect… Meet Ruby and Garnet. They’re twins, identical and inseparable – and do absolutely EVERYTHING together. But their lives are about to change. Recently, Dad’s gone a bit weird. He’s been acting strange ever… Read More

REVIEW: Pressure, Ambassadors Theatre

This deeply fascinating true story makes for surprisingly compelling drama that reminds us that it is the ordinary people who made all the difference in the outcome of the war.  If there anything that the British love to do is talk (or complain) about the weather but combine this with a little known story from… Read More

REVIEW: Lonely Planet, Trafalgar Studios

Loving, intelligent and real – Lonely  Planet will remind you of your humanity.  Lonely Planet tells the story of Jody, and his customer turned friend, Carl in the midst of the AIDs epidemic in America. It addresses the societal struggles many gay men faced, the support (and lack there of) given by their community as… Read More

NEWS: Royal Shakespeare Company’s Production of Don Quixote to Transfer to West End

Angus Jackson’s production will transfer to the Garrick Theatre for a limited season from the 27th October.  Based on Miguel de Cervantes’ novel, Don Quixote has been adapted for the stage by award-winning poet, journalist and literary critic James Fenton and is directed by Angus Jackson. Taking up a lance and sword, Don Quixote sets out on a hilarious… Read More

REVIEW: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives, Arcola Theatre

Based on the best-selling novel by Lola Shoneyin and adapted for the theatre by Rotimi Babatunde, The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives bursts onto stage at the Arcola Theatre and packs a punch. This vibrant and empowering production tells the story of polygamy and sexual politics in modern day Nigeria. Baba Segi (Patrice Naiambana)… Read More

Interview with… Panashe Chigumadzi

The author spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about her latest book These Bones Will Rise Again.  Hi Panashe, thanks for talking to Love London Love Culture. What made you want to write These Bones Will Rise Again? The short answer is that I was commissioned to write a response to Zimbabwe’s coup not a… Read More

Interview with…Katharine Moraz

The actress spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about bringing Shakespeare’s As You like it to London’s parks and squares this summer.  Hi Katharine, thanks so much for talking to Love London Love Culture. How excited are you about to be part of bringing As You Like it to London’s squares and parks? Believe… Read More

Review Round Up: The Incredibles 2

Pixar’s superhero family return for a brand new adventure! But what have critics been making of it? Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… The Guardian: **** ” Bird has reason to feel confident that his family of superheroes doesn’t need to be reinvented. Like all families, they’re a perpetual work in progress.” Rolling Stone:… Read More