PREVIEW: Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams, Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum have confirmed details of its major Christian Dior exhibition, on display from the 2nd February 2019.  February 2019 will see the Victoria and Albert Museum opening its comprehensive exhibition on the House of Dior – the largest to be seen in the UK and the museum’s biggest fashion exhibition since Alexander… Read More

REVIEW: Guys and Dolls, Royal Albert Hall

This semi-staged concert performance of Frank Loesser’s classic musical fully captures the spirit of the story and the characters that leaves you beaming from ear to ear.  If you are going to do Guys and Dolls there are two things that you have to do to ensure it is successful: one, ensure that you have… Read More

Interview With… Melinda Hughes

The singer spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about her Pizza Express Live monthly shows starting on the 23rd October.  Thanks so much for talking to me. How excited are you about bringing your show to PizzaExpress Live in Holborn and The Pheasantry in Chelsea?  I’m very excited to be presenting a brand new… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Confirmed for 10th Anniversary Tour of American Idiot

Full casting for the upcoming 10th anniversary UK tour of the Tony award winning musical has been confirmed.  Embarking on its new UK tour from the 17th January 2019, it has been announced the cast will be Waterloo Road’s Tom Milner as Johnny; 2013’s X Factor third place runner-up Luke Friend as St Jimmy; and 2016 X Factor finalist Sam Lavery as Whatsername. They will be… Read More

PREVIEW: Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War, British Library

The British Library’s latest exhibition examines the history, culture and literature of  Anglo-Saxon England – spanning across six centuries.  Now open at the British Library, this new exhibition spans across from the eclipse of Roman Britain all the way through to the Norman Conquest of 1066, offering visitors a chance to encounter original evidence from the… Read More

REVIEW: The Emperor and the Concubine, China National Peking Opera Company, Sadler’s Wells

This tragic love story based on an historic event in the Tang Dynasty is beautifully brought to life in this production – but due to volume levels it can be difficult to appreciate the music properly.  Thank goodness I was give an opportunity to take a sneak peak behind the scenes before watching the China… Read More

Review Round Up: Company, Gielgud Theatre

Rosalie Craig stars in this new production of Stephen Sondheim’s musical, directed by Marianne Elliott. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…. Rewrite This Story: **** “Company is a show for a 2018 audience. Well directed with boat loads of humour and an equal amount of subtlety, its opens up the question of whether marriage… Read More

REVIEW: The Clementine Show, Live at Zedel

Mark Mander’s creation is a sharp and sassy diva who provides a hilarious evening of comedy and music.  What a fabulous diva Clementine is – sharp tongued with plenty of fabulous outfits along the way, there is no denying that Mark Mander’s creation is certainly a force to be reckoned with as this imaginative and… Read More

NEWS:Aspects of Love to Play at the Southwark Playhouse

Following its run at the Hope Mill Theatre, Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment and Hope Mill Theatre have announced the transfer of their production of Aspects of Love to the Southwark Playhouse.  Playing a limited season from the 7th January 2019, Aspects of Love will celebrate 30 years since the original production opened at the the Prince of Wales Theatre… Read More

NEWS: James Phillip’s Award Winning The Rubenstein Kiss to Play at Southwark Playhouse

Devil You Know Theatre Company has announced the first London production since 2005 of The Rubenstein Kiss will play at the Southwark Playhouse next Spring.  Directed by Joe Harmston, The Rubenstein Kiss is inspired by the true story of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, who were executed in 1953 for allegedly providing atomic secrets to the… Read More