Interview With….Samuel Bailey

The playwright chatted to us about his new play Sorry, You’re Not a Winner produced by Paines Plough and opening at the Theatre Royal Plymouth from 24th February for a limited two week run before touring around the UK. How did the commission come about? David Prescott, who was Artistic Associate at Theatre Royal Plymouth… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Most Popular Reads: 2021

Here’s our top ten most popular reviews and interviews of 2021…. Review of Shit-Faced Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Leicester Square Theatre: July saw us paying a visit to the Leicester Square Theatre to catch Shit-Faced Shakespeare’s own unique take on Shakespeare’s tragedy. It was our first time seeing the company and was certainly the most entertaining take… Read More

Interview With…Dina Martina

We chatted to Dina about bringing her Christmas show to the Soho Theatre. Hi Dina, how excited are you about bringing your show to London? Oh my gosh, I’m so excited! I’ve performed at Soho Theatre for years, but this is the first time I’ve been able to bring my Christmas show. Because of the pandemic,… Read More

Interview With…. Alex Parker

We chatted to Alex about conducting Sunset Boulevard at the Royal Albert Hall. Hi Alex – how are you feeling about being asked to conduct Sunset Boulevard? Very excited! It’s one of my all-time favourite scores and to conduct it in such a luxurious and iconic venue is amazing. It really feels a great privilege.… Read More

Interview With…Rose Mcphilemy

We chatted to Rose about starring in the Reading Rep’s production of A Christmas Carol. Hi Rose, how does it feel to be part of this production of A Christmas Carol? It feels great to be working in a theatre again after the COVID hiatus and especially to be working on such a classic festive… Read More

Interview With…Matthew Cottle

We chatted to Matthew about starring in Alan Bennett’s Habeas Corpus at the Menier Chocolate Factory. Hi Matthew, for those who don’t know what Habeas Corpus is about – what can you tell us aboutit? Habeas Corpus is an Alan Bennett farce set in the 1970s. It’s central themes are sex and death.Trying to get… Read More

Interview With…Isobel McArthur

We chatted to Isobel about the West End transfer of Pride & Prejudice* (*Sort Of) at the Criterion Theatre. Hi Isobel , could you explain what we can expect from Pride & Prejudice (sort of)? Pride & Prejudice* (sort of) is an affectionate, faithful re-telling of Austen’s iconic novel – only, told by the servants,… Read More

Interview With… Amelia Kinu Muus

We chatted to Amelia about starring in the Rose Theatre’s Christmas production of Beauty and the Beast. Hi Amelia, so what can we expect from this new adaptation of Beauty and the Beast? Lots of laughs, tears and a good time. It’s the perfect mix of charmingly hilarious characters and important messages.  What made you… Read More

Interview With…Vikki Stone

We chatted to Vikki about writing her first pantomime, Aladdin for the Lyric Hammersmith. Hi Vikki, how did you find the experience of writing a pantomime? I’ve absolutely loved it – I’ve been in a fair few pantomimes before (two of those were also at the Lyric Hammersmith), but this is my first time writing… Read More

Interview With….Shannon Hayes

We chatted to Shannon about starring in the world premiere of The Seven Pomegranate Seeds at the Rose Theatre. Hi Shannon – could you explain what we can expect from The Seven Pomegranate Seeds? You can expect to be gloriously surprised and asked to question the tales we are told in myth and indeed in… Read More