REVIEW: Harry Potter: A History of Magic, British Library

Marking the 20th anniversary since Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was published, the British Library explores the real life history behind the magic of the Harry Potter novels.  “There was a lot more to magic, as Harry quickly found out, than waving your wand and saying a few funny words” – and so it… Read More

NEWS: Simon Callow Announces Christmas Album

Marking the 175th anniversary of Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ it has been announced that actor Simon Callow and  The Brighouse and Rastrick Band will join forces to release a very special album this Christmas.  Released on the 1st December, the CD will combine the actor’s acclaimed adaptation of Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ together with traditional Christmas carols performed by… Read More

NEWS: Tom Fletcher Announces Musical Edition of The Christmasaurus

The singer and author has announced that he will be releasing a musical edition of his story on the 16th November.  Tom Fletcher has confirmed a new edition of the book will include a CD which contains 14 songs which have never been heard before, the first time an author has  written a soundtrack to their… Read More

Review Round Up: The Book of Dust Volume 1: La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman’s latest book is the first in a brand new series that takes place years before the His Dark Materials series. But how have critics reacted to it?  Winding the clock back a decade before the events of the original series, La Belle Sauvage promises the return of Lyra – here still an infant… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Round Up of the Week

Here Love London Love Culture rounds up the ten most popular posts of the week so that you can catch up with anything that you have missed… 1. Mark Bruce Company to tour UK with new production of Macbeth in 2018:  it has been confirmed that the company will shed new light on Shakespeare’s play… Read More

Review Round Up: Origin by Dan Brown

Dan Brown brings Robert Langdon out for a brand new adventure – but are critics thrilled with the new novel? Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews here… Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend the unveiling of a discovery that “will change the… Read More

Review Round Up: Goodbye Christopher Robin

Domhnall Gleeson and Margot Robbie star in the biopic of the Winnie the Pooh creator AA Milne. But what have critics had to say about it?  The Guardian: * “the film feels the need to approach his great creation in the appropriate mood of joyless anaemic solemnity, a mood that intensifies as the second world… Read More

Books to Look out for: October 2017

As Autumn prepares to arrive, its time to think about cozying down in front of the fire and reading a great book. Here’s Love London Love Culture’s picks of the month… 1. Origin by Dan Brown: this is the fifth Dan Brown novel to feature Robert Langdon and this time sees the Harvard professor arriving at the… Read More