REVIEW: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

This latest film in the series nicely begins to tie in the Harry Potter links but can be slightly overwhelming with all the new characters it contains.  Much darker in tone in comparison to the first Fantastic Beasts film, The Crimes of Grindelwald also seems a much more settled and self-confident film than the first,… Read More

Watch: New Trailer Released for Disney’s The Lion King

Ahead of its 20th anniversary in 2019, the hit musical production of Disney’s The Lion King has released a brand new trailer.  Now booking until the  1st June 2019 for individuals and 29th September 2019 for Groups, The Lion King is now in its 19th year at London’s Lyceum Theatre. Since it premiered n London… Read More

REVIEW: Cuckoo, Soho Theatre

Lisa Carroll’s razor sharp play is vividly brought to life thanks to Debbie Hannan’s perceptive and emotionally engaging production.  Powerfully engaging and relatable, Lisa Carroll’s play Cuckoo perfectly captures what it means to be an outsider trying to fit in – particularly in a generation in which social media can have a particularly vicious impact… Read More

Interview With…Nick Makoha

Poet Nick Makoha spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about his new piece ‘The Dark’ which will play at the Ovalhouse from the 21st November.  Hi Nick, thanks for talking to me. What can audiences expect from The Dark? I hope the audience will see an interesting way of sharing the immigrant story. There are… Read More

Review Round Up: Simon Boccanegra, Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House is currently reviving Elijah Moshinsky’s production of Verdi’s tragedy. Here’s what critics have been saying about it…  The Guardian: **** “Singing with burnished warmth of tone and an impeccable sense of line, Álvarez is entirely convincing both as the private man and the public figure, carefully contrasting the impulsive sensualist of… Read More

Review Round Up: Lorenzo Lotto Portraits, National Gallery

The National Gallery’s new exhibition highlights the Venetian artist’s work – but what have critics said about it?  The Observer: ***** “His portraits are puzzles, his life enigmatic, his reputation bizarrely neglected. Yet anyone who visits this tremendous exhibition will be instantly struck by one clear and certain truth about the Venetian master Lorenzo Lotto… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for The American Clock at the Old Vic

Playing at the Old Vic Theatre from the 4th February, casting for Rachel Chavkin’s production of Arthur Miller’s The American Clock has been confirmed.  Casting for this revival of Arthur Miller’s play is set to include Amber Aga, Paul Bentall, Greg Bernstein, Clare Burt, Flora Dawson, Abhin Galeya, Fred Haig, Jyuddah Jaymes, John Marquez, Francesca… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for UK Tour of Glengarry Glen Ross

The UK tour of  Sam Yates’ production will open at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking on the 14th February 2019. Joining the previously announced Mark Benton as Shelly ‘The Machine’ Levene and Nigel Harman as Ricky Roma, the cast is also set to include Denis Conway (The Lieutenant of Inishmore) as Dave Moss; Wil Johnson (Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead) as George… Read More

Review Round Up: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

The second film in the Fantastic Beasts series sees Johnny Depp and Jude Law joining the cast alongside Eddie Redmayne. Here’s what critics have been saying about it…  The Guardian: *** “This Fantastic Beasts film is as watchable and entertaining as expected and it’s an attractive Christmas event, but some of the wonder, novelty and… Read More

NEWS: Funicular Productions Announces The Greatest Snowman Experience

Funicular Productions has confirmed details of its latest theatre and dining experience at Pedley Street Station from the 21st November.  Passengers being invited to board the train at Pedley Street Station for some festive fun courtesy of Funicular Productions latest production The Greatest Snowman. December 2018, the enigmatic Ed Snow has boarded a train to the… Read More