NEWS: Matthew Broderick to Star in The Starry Messenger at the Wyndham’s Theatre

The actor will be making his West End debut in Kenneth Lonergan’s play at the Wyndham’s Theatre later this year.  It has been announced that the star of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Mel Brooks’ The Producers will be making his West End debut in The Starry Messenger, playing at the Wyndham’s Theatre from the 16th May. He will be starring in Sam Yates’s production alongside Elizabeth McGovern (Downton Abbey, The Handmaid’s Tale). Mark… Read More

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REVIEW: Until the Lions, Akram Khan Company, Roundhouse

 There is no denying the powerful choreography is mesmerising to  watch, yet Until the Lions lacks a strong plot narrative. Inspired by the South Asian tale of Amba (or Shikhandi as she transforms to), which was reimagined in Karthika Nair’s Until the Lions:Echoes from the Mahabharata, Akram Khan powerfully reimagines this story to offer an intriguing interpretation of this tragic story. Unfortunately, while the dancing is consistently spirited and intense to watch throughout, the story seems to… Read More

PREVIEW: Manon, English National Ballet, London Coliseum

The English National Ballet’s production of Kenneth MacMillan’s ballet returns to London.  Playing at the London Coliseum from the 16th to the 20th January, the ENB’s production of Kenneth MacMillan’s classic ballet features music by Jules Massenet arranged by Martin Yates. In a world where extravagant riches and abject poverty exist side by side, Manon is caught in-between. She falls in love with a penniless student,… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 6th January

Here’s a few interviews, reviews, news and features on LLLC that are  popular reads this week… Interview with Gemma Barnett: this week, LLLC chatted to the actress about starring in Papercut Theatre’s production of ‘Lola’ as part of The Vaults Festival from the 23rd January. Interview with Jessica Lazar: also proving popular this week is Love London Love Culture’s interview with director Jessica Lazar, discussing her production of… Read More

Interview With… Alice Sykes

The actress spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon  about starring in ‘In Lipstick’ at the Pleasance Theatre.  Hi Alice – what can you tell me about ‘In Lipstick’?In Lipstick is a brilliant new play by Annie Jenkins about a woman called Maud who had found a new life for herself with my character, Cynthia. They create their own fantasy world for themselves, to escape from their pasts, and the play… Read More

PREVIEW: Them/Us, BalletBoyz, Sadler’s Wells

The acclaimed dance company will present its brand new show at  Sadler’s Wells this spring.  Performing at Sadler’s Wells from the 5th to the 9th March, this new show from the BalletBoyz has been created in collaboration with the dancers of the company and the Olivier Award-winning choreographer and Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Christopher Wheeldon. The show is set to contrasting scores by cult singer-songwriter Keaton Henson and emerging composer Charlotte Harding… Read More