NEWS: Full Casting Confirmed for The Rubenstein Kiss

Full casting has been confirmed for the upcoming production of The  Rubenstein Kiss at the Southwark Playhouse. Playing at the Southwark Playhouse from the 14th March, casting for the first London production of The Rubenstein Kiss since 2005 has been announced. This new production directed by Joe Harmston (The Lover and The Collection, Donmar Warehouse; The Father, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry) is set to star Ruby Bentall as Esther Rubenstein, Henry Proffit as Jakob… Read More

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Review Round Up: Approaching Empty, Kiln Theatre

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s review round up of Pooja Ghai’s production at the Kiln Theatre. The Stage: **** “Ishy Din’s writing lays the foundations for a solid set of performances from the six-strong ensemble.” WhatsOnStage: *** “there’s no doubting its promise, or the authenticity of the way that Din probes the corruption by greed and austerity of a community once built on honour and respect.” Evening Standard: ***… Read More

REVIEW: The Daughter-In-Law, Arcola Theatre

Jack Gamble’s razor sharp production highlights one family’s inner  tensions brilliantly.  It is said that the first year of a marriage is perhaps the hardest as you adapt to being together every day – but in some cases it is more like the first seven weeks are the hardest as D.H. Lawrence’s powerful family drama proves. Newly weds Minnie and Luther Gasgcoyne are struggling… Read More

NEWS: Programme for the Fertility Fest 2019 Confirmed

The festival will take place at the Barbican from the 23rd April to the  18th May. Focusing entirely to the subject of the science of making babies and modern families, Fertility Fest is now in its third year and will explore what it means to be human when technology is changing everything. During the four week festival, fertility and infertility take centre stage in a international programme of theatre,… Read More

Review Round Up: Coming Clean, Trafalgar Studios

Adam Spreadbury-Maher’s production of Kein Elyot’s play transfers to the Trafalgar  Studios and Love London Love Culture has rounded up the reviews.  The Guardian: *** “Later plays such as The Inheritance and Angels in America have offered a more comprehensive view of gay relationships. But Elyot, as far as Britain goes, was a pioneer in the field, and his debut play shows that, whatever your orientation, few things are more devastating than sexual deception.” Evening… Read More

LLLC’s Theatre Tickets Picks: Sunday 13th January

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s theatre picks of shows coming in  2019 you might want to book a ticket to now… Evita, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre: completing the Park’s Summer 2019 season and following on from the theatre’s successful production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar, you won’t want to miss this new production directed by Jamie Lloyd. Emilia, Vaudeville Theatre: following its successful run at the Shakespeare’s… Read More

Interview With…Michelle Ross

The performer chats to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about starring in No  Show at the Soho Theatre from the 22nd January.  For those who don’t know what is ‘No Show’ all about? No Show is about the reality behind being a circus artist. We explore the experience of being a performer within the industry, from the good to the bad. Quite often we will spend weeks, months or years trying to learn tricks or… Read More

Interview With…Amit Lahav

Love London Love Culture chatted to Gecko‘s Artistic Director about  the company making its Barbican debut as part of the London  International Mime Festival.   Hi Amit, thank you so much for taking the time to talk to me. What can audiences expect from ‘The Wedding’? The unexpected! I actually think that’s a very difficult question in a way, because The Wedding has been built and created to take you inside yourself. I suppose they can expect… Read More

REVIEW: Anomaly, Old Red Lion Theatre

Over the past year there’s been a big focus on the #MeToo movement following allegations against powerful men in Hollywood including Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey. Now WildChild Productions’ latest play Anomaly offers a fresh perspective by telling the story of the perpetrator’s family – the women who are left behind to pick up the… Read More

REVIEW: Songs For Nobodies, Ambassadors Theatre

Bernadette Robinson offers up a vocal masterclass in this highly  engaging show.  There is so much to say about this beautifully thought out and extraordinary play (with songs of course) by Joanna Murray-Smith that not only captures the spirit of the women that performer Bernadette Robinson brings to life but also those who admired them. Songs for Nobodies is partly about five extraordinarily talented women… Read More