REVIEW: An American In Paris, The Shows Must Go On!

The stage adaptation based on the Gene Kelly film is gorgeously designed and performed. S’wonderful, s’marvelous to get an opportunity to see this exquisitely staged production once again. Filled with romance, dance and classic songs this really feels like a Hollywood film brought to life. Adapted by Craig Lucas, An American in Paris is based… Read More

REVIEW: Music Played by Humans by Gary Barlow

This new solo album from the Take That singer is filled with plenty of surprises as he takes his music in a different direction. When you think of the type of music that you associate Gary Barlow with, it tends to be heartfelt ballads and gentle melodies – which is why it is delightful to… Read More

Interview With…Luke Bateman & Michael Conley

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon chatted to the pair about their new musical The Fabulist Fox Sister. Thanks so much for talking to me. Could you tell me more about what The Fabulist Fox Sister is about? LUKE: It’s about Kate Fox, the woman who, when she pretended to talk to spirits in 1848… Read More

Interview With…Charlie Day

We chatted to Charlie Day about his show Rock Bottom, playing at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre from the 11th January. Hi thanks so much for talking to me. Could you explain what Rock Bottom is about? So the show is based on Bottom, from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, as he attempts to make a show… Read More

NEWS: Songwriters Anderson & Petty Announce A Christmas Wish Concert

The virtual concert will be streamed via Stream.theatre at select times between the 17th and 20th December. It has been confirmed that songwriters Anderson & Petty have organised A Christmas Wish virtual concert to help raise funds for theatrical charity Acting For Others. Hosted by Ben Stock and Hilary O’Neil, performers lined up to take part include: The… Read More

NEWS: Magic Mike Live to Return to London in 2021

The popular show is set to return to the Hippodrome Casino in April 2021. Channing Tatum and the producers of Magic Mike Live have confirmed that the show will be returning to its London home at the Hippodrome Casino from the 16th April 2021. With tickets going on sale at 9am on the 4th December,… Read More

REVIEW: In Search of a White Identity, The Actors Centre (Online)

This powerful two hander explores issues that have been particularly been sharpened into focus with the events of this year. Originally part of The Actors Centre’s working class season curated by Actor Awareness in 2019,Cliffordkuju Henry’s raw and intense play has been reimagined to fit with the tumultuous events of this year – doing so… Read More

REVIEW: Christmas is Here by Collabro

This lovely festive album features some gorgeous arrangements of traditional Christmas songs. Collabro are back in time for Christmas with this collection of fresh interpretations of classic festive songs that showcases their harmonies beautifully. From a joyful rendition of ‘It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year’ to the easy going and sensitive performances of… Read More

NEWS: Playing ON Theatre Company to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

The company are set to celebrate this milestone by providing new training and education schemes and developing their community ofassociates. Over the last decade, Playing ON has been helping their associates to grow as facilitators and writers – mentoring emerging practitioners, delivering training and leading intensive devising programmes. To date, the company has produced three… Read More

Review Round up: RENT, Hope Mill Theatre (Online)

Having had its run affected twice by the ongoing pandemic, Luke Sheppard’s production has been made available to watch online. Here’s what critics have said about it… Broadway World: **** “Those lucky enough to be in the room for the few live performances of this production have bragging rights for life. For those who are… Read More