Review Round Up: Charles II: Art & Power, Queen’s Gallery

This latest exhibition at the Queen’s Gallery explores how the court of Charles II became the centre for the patronage of leading artists and the collecting of great works of art. Here, Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews:  The Guardian: **** ” a tremendous narration of history through objects and images.” The Times: “A lavish… Read More

NEWS: Dietrich: Natural Duty to Play as Part of The Vaults Festival

Playing at The Vaults from the 24th until the 28th January as part of the Vaults Festival, Dietrich: Natural Duty combines theatre, cabaret and drag.  It is 1942, on the battlefields of North Africa, in a gold sequin gown, Marlene Dietrich takes to the stage to launch her own offensive against the German Reich. For… Read More

Review Round Up: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Discover what critics have had to say about this new film involving the infamous game in which anything can happen…  The Guardian: *** “a big, brash, amiable entertainment with something of Indiana Jones, plus the body-swap comedy of Freaky Friday, or F Anstey’s Victorian classic Vice Versa.” NME: *** 1/2 “It might lack subtlety and lose… Read More

PREVIEW: Woman Before a Glass, Jermyn Street Theatre

Opening the Jermyn Street Theatre’s Scandal season, Lanie Robertson’s play arrives in London from the 17th January.  Peggy Guggenheim collected art — and artists. Married to Max Ernst, lover of Samuel Beckett, champion of Jackson Pollock and Pablo Picasso, Peggy’s love life was as colourful as her art collection. She moved to Venice in the… Read More

PREVIEW: Angry, Southwark Playhouse

The Southwark Playhouse will present the world premiere of Philip Ridley’s five gender-neutral monologues from the 14th February.  A spaceship hurtles towards a black hole. A book-loving couple flee a burning city. A bloodshot eye conjures up kisses and wild animals. The world premiere of Philip Ridley’s Angry is a menacing, magical, and darkly comedic collection of stories… Read More

NEWS: Full Cast Announced for West End Transfer of Mary Stuart

Full casting has been confirmed for the West End transfer of Almeida Theatre’s production of Mary Stuart.  Joining the previously announced Juliet Stevenson and Lia Williams who play the central roles of Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart, the West End transfer will see Rudi Dharmalingam (Mortimer), David Jonsson (Davison), John Light (Leicester), Carmen Munroe(Kennedy), Eileen Nicholas (Melville) and Daniel Rabin (Kent) reprising their roles. Meanwhile, joining the cast will be Michael… Read More

NEWS: New Adventures Announces Return of Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

The dance company have announced that Matthew Bourne’s production of Swan Lake will return to Sadler’s Wells for Christmas 2018.  Matthew Bourne’s production will return to the London venue with a fresh new look in time for Christmas 2018 before embarking on a UK tour. Tickets for the Sadler’s Wells run will go on sale… Read More