REVIEW: Acis and Galatea, Royal Opera House (2009)

Wayne McGregor’s production is a rare opportunity to appreciate the Royal Opera and the Royal Ballet at the same time. Showcased alongside McGregor’s take on Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas in 2009, his production of Acis and Galatea cleverly combines Handel’s beautiful fluid music with some wonderful choreography particularly in the opening section. There is much… Read More

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REVIEW: Rumpelstiltskin, BalletLorent, Sadler’s Wells (2018)

This refreshing take on the fairytale has as much to offer adults as it does children. Capturing the story of Rumpelstiltskin in a new way, BalletLorent’s imaginative and hypnotic production is filled with many fascinating elements that allows the audience to see the characters and story in a different light. Much of this is down… Read More

REVIEW: Peter and the Wolf, Royal Ballet School, Royal Opera House

This thirty minute ballet presented by the Royal Ballet and the Royal Ballet school has a wonderfully creative way of storytelling that doesn’t fail to charm. First performed in 2010, the Royal Ballet School’s production of Prokofiev’s fairytale is cheeky, charming and lively from start to finish, while offering a great showcase for the rising… Read More

NEWS: Channing Tatum’s Magic Mike Live Extends London Run

The show continues to play at the Hippodrome Casino. Channing Tatum and his co-producers have confirmed that additional tickets for Magic Mike Live in London have been released, with the booking period for the show extended until the 13th September. Tickets are available through the official website now. Conceived and co-directed by Channing Tatum, Magic… Read More

Review Round Up: Message in a Bottle, Peacock Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the new dance production featuring the music of Sting and choreography by Kate Prince. WhatsOnStage: *** “Aside from a delightful three song burst (“Shape of My Heart”, “The Bed’s Too Big Without You” and “Roxanne”), there is not enough cohesion between what is happening on stage… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

The production will play at the Charing Cross Theatre from the 21st March. Full casting has been announced for the upcoming London premiere of Christopher Durang’s Tony Award-winning Best Play comedy, heading to the Charing Cross Theatre in March. Directed by Walter Bobbie and joining the previously announced Janie Dee in the production will be:… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Show Picks: February 2020

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s monthly guide to some of the best shows opening…. Endgame, Old Vic Theatre: now in previews, Daniel Radcliffe and Alan Cumming star in this revival of Beckett’s comedy, directed by Richard Jones. It is being presented alongside the rarely seen short play Rough for Theatre II, performed by members of… Read More

Review Round Up: Onegin, Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House

We round up the reviews for the Royal Ballet’s production of Onegin, now playing at the Royal Opera House. The Stage: **** “Distilled to its narrative essence, this is a ferocious and captivating ballet, danced with an immersive passion that is close to abandon.” The Guardian: ***** “Cranko, such an intelligent choreographer, is attuned to… Read More

PREVIEW: Message in a Bottle, Peacock Theatre

The new dance theatre production featuring the hits of Sting will play at the Peacock Theatre from the 6th February. Choreographed by Kate Prince, this new dance production set to the music of seven-time Grammy Award-winning artist Sting will make its World premiere at the Peacock Theatre before embarking on a UK and international tour. A… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Show Picks of the Week: Sunday 22nd December 2019

Here’s a guide to a few shows that you might want to book tickets for…. The Red Shoes, Sadler’s Wells: if you love ballet then you will not want to miss Matthew Bourne’s interpretation of the film The Red Shoes at Sadler’s Wells for the festive season before embarking on a new UK tour. Catch… Read More