PREVIEW: Greenwich + Docklands International Festival

Opening from today, here’s an idea of what to expect from the Greenwich + Docklands International Festival this year. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Greenwich + Docklands International Festival is back for 2020, running in locations across Royal Greenwich andEast London. Given the ongoing pandemic, the festival has been adapted the programme and prioritise the… Read More

NEWS: BBC Releases Trailer for Strasbourg 1518

This new film devised and directed by Jonathan Glazer will premiere on BBC 2 on the 20th July. Co-commissioned by Artangel and Sadler’s Wells, Strasbourg 1518 was inspired by a powerful involuntary mania which took hold of citizens in the city of Strasbourg just over 500 years ago. It is a collaboration in isolation with some of the greatest dancers working today.… Read More

NEWS: Drew McOnie’s Jekyll and Hyde to be Streamed Online

The production will be streamed via The Old Vic Theatre’s Youtube channel from the 5th August. It has been announced that Drew McOnie’s dance production inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde will be streamed through Youtube for a week in August. As well as being devised, choreographed… Read More

NEWS: World Premiere of Jonathan Glazer’s Strasbourg 1518 Heading to BBC 2

The new film from Jonathan Glazer, co-commissioned by Artangel & Sadler’s Wells will be shown on BBC 2 on the 20th July. The world premiere of the new film from Jonathan Glazer (Sexy Beast, Birth, Under The Skin, The Fall) will take place on BBC Two at 10pm on Monday 20th July and will be available on BBC iPlayer… Read More

REVIEW: Celtic Tiger, The Shows Must Go On!

This 2005 production directed, produced and choreographed by Michael Flatley has some interesting concepts – but put together comes across as an incoherent show. The last Michael Flatley show that I went to see was Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games and was completely mesmerised by the sheer skill and talent that was displayed. Which… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Round Up of the Month: June 2020

Here’s a guide to what has proved popular this month on Love London Love Culture…. Interview with Robert O’Dowd: proving a popular read this month is our interview with the Rose Theatre’s Chief Executive, discussing the need for help for theatres from the government. Review of OVO Theatre’s Twelfth Night: this hilarious performance of Twelfth… Read More

NEWS: Celtic Tiger Announced as Next Show to be Streamed by The Shows Must Go On

The 2005 Irish dance show will be streamed for free via The Shows Must Go youtube channel on Friday 3rd July. The next show to be streamed as part of The Shows Must Go On series has been unveiled today. From 7pm on Friday 3rd July, audiences can watch the 2005 production of Celtic Tiger… Read More

REVIEW: La Fille Mal Gardée, Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House

Marianela Nuñez and Carlos Acosta make for a beautiful partnership in this 2005 production of Frederick Ashton’s ballet. Exquisitely performed, Frederick Ashton’s La Fille Mal Gardée is a real joy to watch from start to finish as it takes the audience through the love story of Lise, the daughter of Widow Simone, and Colas, a… Read More

NEWS: Lawrence Batley Theatre Launches Locked down. Locked in. But living

The theatre has announced details of its world premiere and dance extravaganza, which will be available to watch online from the 28th September. Following on from their online plays, The Understudy and Nigel Slater’s ‘Toast’, The Lawrence Batley Theatre has announced  that it has commissioned three critically acclaimed, UK dance companies to create three, site specific works for… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 14th June

Here’s our guide to what has been happening this week in the world of culture…. Review of OVO Theatre’s Twelfth Night: Friday evening saw us catching OVO theatre’s hilarious and musical take on Shakespeare’s play via Zoom. Playful and lively it was certainly a production worth catching! Review of Amélie The Musical original London Cast… Read More