NEWS: Alice in Wonderland Voiced by 159 Actors to be Released as Audio Book

Following on from the Wonderland Challenge which saw 159 actors reading parts of Lewis Carroll’s beloved story, created by voice artist Brad Shaw – it will now be released as an audio book . Brad Shaw has announced the release of the audiobook of Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland for NHS. Featuring a total of 159 actors, all of whom… Read More

NEWS: Simon & Schuster to Publish Sir Patrick Stewart’s Memoir

It has been confirmed that Simon & Schuster will be publishing the actor’s memoir. The yet-to-be titled book will offer a revealing look into Sir Patrick Stewart’s life and career – including the roles he played on stage, television, and film in a career spanning seven decades. Meanwhile, the memoir is also set to offer insight into… Read More

NEWS: Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code Heading to the Stage

The stage adaptation of the hit book will embark on a UK tour next year. The Da Vinci Code will be heading to the stage in a UK tour opening at the  Churchill Theatre in Bromley  on the 3rd April 2021. The curator of the Louvre has been brutally murdered, and alongside his body are… Read More

REVIEW: My Last Duchess by Daisy Goodwin

Daisy Goodwin’s novel sparkles with glamour, romance and secrets. Following the story of Cora Cash, a wealthy American heiress whose mother is determined to get her married into the world of the English aristocracy, My Last Duchess is a lavish and intriguing novel in which all the characters are as flawed as each other. Set… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 21st June 2020

Find out what has been proving popular on Love London Love Culture this week… Review of In the Wings: Episode 1: earlier this week we caught up with the first episode of new online series In the Wings. The series celebrates new musical theatre shows which have had to be postponed due to Covid-19. Recorded… Read More

NEWS: Val McDermid Unveils ‘New Blood’ Authors for 2020

The acclaimed author has today revealed the hotly tipped ‘New Blood’ authors for 2020, showcasing the year’s best breakout crime writing talent. Since 2004, Val McDermid has curated an annual celebration of the most formidable debuts taking the crime and thriller genre by storm, with an invitation to join the line-up of the world’s largest… Read More

PREVIEW: Independent Bookshop Week 2020

As bookshops gradually begin to reopen in England following lockdown, here’s details of some of the events taking place as part of this year’s Independent Bookshop Week. Running from the 20th to the 27th June, Independent Bookshop Week will feature a wide range of events including online events with bestselling authors, to a picture book… Read More

NEWS: Shortlist Announced for 16th Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year

The shortlist for this year’s Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year prize has been confirmed. Chosen by a public vote and the prize Academy, the titles in contention for this year’s prize are as follows: –  My Sister the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite (Atlantic Books) –  Worst Case Scenario by Helen Fitzgerald (Orenda Books) –   The Lost Man by Jane Harper (Little, Brown Book Group,… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 7th June 2020

Here’s a guide to some of the cultural things we have been writing about this week… Interview with Robert O’Dowd: this week we spoke to the Rose Theatre’s Chief Executive about the challenges that the theatre industry is currently facing and what we can do to support it right now. Review of Going the Distance… Read More

REVIEW: The Mystery of Three Quarters by Sophie Hannah

This just might be the cleverest Hercule Poirot novel that Sophie Hannah has written yet. Sophie Hannah’s third Hercule Poirot mystery gets off to a confrontational start as the Belgian detective himself is accused by four different individuals of writing them all a letter accusing them of murdering Barnabas Pandy – a letter which he… Read More