REVIEW: When the Future Comes Too Soon by Selina Siak 

Selina Siak’s latest novel evocatively brings to life the horror of living in Malaya during the Second World War as seen through the eyes of a courageous heroine.  This latest novel by Selina Siak might come across as slightly stilted in terms of the style of writing but as the reader is gradually pulled into Mei… Read More

NEWS: The Exorcist to Make West End Appearance

William Peter Blatty’s terrifying novel will be brought to life in a new production adapted for the stage by  John Pielmeier.  Forty-five years William Peter Blatty’s best-selling novel first terrified readers, The Exorcist will be brought to life in a new theatrical production directed by Sean Mathias and playing at the Phoenix theatre from the 20th October.… Read More

NEWS: Blackeyed Theatre to Tour New Production of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Blackeyed Theatre will tour the UK with a brand new adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s psychological thriller.  From September Nick Lane’s adaptation of the thriller will embark on a five month UK tour including dates at Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, Greenwich Theatre and the Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne. Doctor Henry Jekyll is a good man. Successful… Read More

NEWS: New Casting Announced for The Woman in Black

Now in its 29th year, new casting has been announced for Robin Herford’s production of Susan Hill’s supernatural thriller.  From the 29th August, Terence Wilton will star as Arthur Kipps and James Byng as The Actor in Stephen Mallatratt’s adaptation of Susan Hill’s classic novel. Terence Wilton’s stage credits include William Wordsworth(Theatre By The Lake); Cat On… Read More

Review Round Up: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole the Musical, Menier Chocolate Factory

This new musical is based on the beloved novel by Sue Townsend is now playing at the Menier Chocolate Factory – but what have critics been saying about it?  Set in 1980s Leicester, we follow the daily dramas and misadventures of Adrian’s adolescent life. With dysfunctional parents, ungrateful elders, a growing debt to school bully… Read More

REVIEW: Gangsta Granny, Garrick Theatre

Neal Foster’s adaptation of David Walliams best selling children’s book has plenty of laughter (and dancing) to entertain kids of all ages.  Birmingham Stage Company is well known for bringing some of the most popular children’s books to the stage and with this adaptation of Gangsta Granny, the company has another hit on their hands.… Read More

Review Round Up: Tale of Two Cities, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

The classic story by Charles Dickens is brought to life in the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre directed by Timothy Sheader. Here’s what critics have been saying about it:  Time Out: ** “a sincere but doomed attempt to telescope a Dickens novel into a three-hour stage play, in a version that unduly complicates things by half… Read More

Books to Look Out For…August 2017

With so many new releases coming up, here’s Love London Love Culture’s guide to some that might take your fancy when they are released next month…  1. The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz: (released 24th August) this is a brand new detective series based in London by the acclaimed author featuring plenty of buried secrets,… Read More