Interview With… Rachael Bright

About to star in Stephanie Martin’s play ‘Joy’ at the Theatre Royal Stratford East, the actress spoke to Love London Love Culture about the production… Hi Rachael, thank you so much for taking the time to talk to Love London Love Culture. Could you tell me a little bit more about the play and what it is… Read More

Review Round Up: Albion, Almeida Theatre

This new play by Mike Bartlett is directed by Rupert Goold – marking their first collaboration since King Charles III. But what have critics been making of their latest venture?    The Guardian: **** “It all makes for a long evening, but a rich one: a modern equivalent of Shaw’s Heartbreak House.” The Telegraph: ***** “the… Read More

REVIEW: Tryst, Tabard Theatre

This gripping drama has plenty of twists and turns that keep the audience enthralled from beginning to end.  Appearances can be deceptive as audiences find out in Karoline Leach’s slow burning thriller that keeps audiences guessing right until the horrific ending, beautifully built up in Phoebe Barran’s intimate production. Adelaide is a hardworking shop girl… Read More

REVIEW: Venus in Fur, Theatre Royal Haymarket

Natalie Dormer shines in this gripping and intense play by David Ives that examines power and desire.  Following a successful run on Broadway, David Ives’ play has now landed in the West End to offer an intriguing insight to relationships as well as our attitude to power and desire in a gripping production directed by… Read More

First Glimpse at…Venus in Fur, Theatre Royal Haymarket

Officially opening tonight, production images have been released of Natalie Dormer and David Oakes in Patrick Marber’s production.  Enigmatic actress Vanda Jordan appears unannounced for an audition with director Thomas Novachek. She’s determined to land the leading role in his new production – despite seeming wrong for the part. Over one evening in downtown Manhattan… Read More

Review Round Up: A Woman of No Importance, Vaudeville Theatre

Eve Best stars in Dominic Dromgoole’s production of Oscar Wilde’s play. But what have critics been saying about it?  An earnest young American woman, a louche English lord, and an innocent young chap join a house party of fin de siecle fools and grotesques. Nearby a woman lives, cradling a long buried secret. Wilde’s marriage of… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for Bad Roads at the Royal Court Theatre

Casting has been announced for the upcoming production of Natal’ya Vorozhbit’s play, playing at the theatre from the 15th November.  In the darkest recesses of Ukraine, a war is raging. A journalist takes a research trip to the front line. Teenage girls wait for soldiers on benches. A medic mourns her lover killed in action.… Read More

Review Round Up: The Seagull, Lyric Hammersmith

Anton Chekhov’s play is brought to life once again in a new version by Simon Stephens directed by Sean Holmes. Here is what critics have been saying about it so far…. The Guardian: **** “The indefatigable Simon Stephens – definitely the same as Heisenberg’s author – has written an incisive 21st-century version of Chekhov. Sean Holmes, artistic director of… Read More

Five Perfect Shows to Book for Halloween…

Looking for a bit of thrill or a fright this Halloween? Love London Love Culture rounds up some of the best shows to go and see…  1. The Exorcist, Phoenix Theatre: for anyone who was thrilled and scared by either William Peter Blatty’s original novel or the 1973 film this will certainly be a show to put… 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