NEWS: Southbank Centre Announces Details of Spring 2020 Programme

The venue has today confirmed details of its performance and dance programme for Spring 2020. Today the Southbank Centre has announced details for its Spring 2020 performance and dance season. The venue has confirmed that it will be welcoming back artists and companies from the UK and around the world including Holly Blakey and Mica… Read More

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First Look at…Heartbeat of Home, Piccadilly Theatre

Production images have been released for Heartbeat of Home which officially opens at the Piccadilly Theatre this evening. Having previously played at the London Palladium earlier this year, Heartbeat of home officially returns to the West End this evening, having been in previews at the Piccadilly Theatre from the 4th September. This new dance show… Read More

PREVIEW: Derrière on a G String, Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler’s Wells

Alfred Taylor-Gaunt’s comedy dance show will play at the theatre from the 1st to the 4th October. Transforming some of the best known and loved classical music pieces Derrière on a G String is a new comedy dance piece from choreographer Alfred Taylor-Gaunt and will play for a limited run at Sadler’s Wells in October.… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 18th August 2019

Here’s a guide to some of the most popular reads on LLLC this week… Review of Showtune at the Union Theatre: we begun this week with a trip to the Union Theatre to celebrate the music created by Jerry Herman. Featuring some of his best known hits from musicals such as La Cage Aux Folles… Read More

REVIEW: Tales of the Turntable, ZooNation Youth Company, Southbank Centre

This energetic company present a lively show about family, overcoming adversity and following your passion that leaves you with a smile on your face. The sheer confidence and joy that is expressed through this wonderful new dance piece directed and choreographed by Carrie-Anne Ingrouille is astounding. From a pulsating dance off from two rival gangs… Read More

Review Round Up: Romeo & Juliet, Sadler’s Wells

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Matthew Bourne’s reimagining of Romeo & Juliet . The Independent: **** “Where many Romeo retellings emphasise contemporary divisions, Bourne reframes it as a story of young people against a uniformly oppressive system.” The Telegraph: ***** “For a few agonising moments during the press night for Matthew Bourne’s new… Read More

PREVIEW: Casa Festival

Running from the 16th to the 28th July, the festival celebrates Latin American arts. 2019 is the 10th edition of the event that takes place across two weeks and is situated in Dalston, with venues including the Arcola Theatre, Rio Cinema and the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden. This Latin American arts festival will welcome a… Read More

Interview With…Remi Allaigre

The Artistic Director of Transe Express chatted to Emma Clarendon about Cristal Palace, taking place as part of the Greenwich and Docklands International Festival. Hi Remi, could you explain a bit more about what Cristal Palace is about? Cristal Palace is about transforming a public space into a ballroom and bringing people together. We travel… Read More

Review Round Up: Rutherford & Son, National Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Polly Findlay’s production starring Roger Allam. The Times: **** “The National Theatre’s oppressive but inspiring revival is far more than a one-man show. Yet it is Roger Allam’s northern powerhouse of a central performance that sets its weather. It is Allam’s huge presence but sure touch… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 12th May

Here’s a guide to what has been proving popular on Love London Love Culture this week… Review of Dog Without Feathers at the Southbank Centre: LLLC caught Deborah Colker’s dance piece which combines contemporary, ritual and classical dancing and is inspired by  João Cabral de Melo Neto’s masterpiece poem Cão. Review Amour at Charing Cross… Read More