Interview With…Marika McKennell

We chatted to the playwright about her audio play Cunch which is being made available as part of the Written on the Waves project. Hi Marika, could you explain what ‘Cunch’ is about? CUNCH, is a slang word for County Lines – using children to transport and sell drugs from cities to rural areas –… Read More

Interview With…Francesca Amewudah- Rivers

We chatted to The Evening Standard Future Theatre Fund winning actress about taking on the role of Othello in the National Youth Theatre’s production, touring from the 25th May. Hi Francesca – congratulations on being one of the winners of The Evening Standard Future Theatre Fund – how do you feel? Crazy.  I still haven’t processed… Read More

Interview With…Wayne Steven Jackson

We chatted to Wayne Steven Jackson about bringing his show From Me To Us to the Battersea Arts Centre, available to watch from the 10th to the 16th May. Could you tell me a bit more about what From Me to Us is about?  From Me To Us is an autobiographical digital performance that documents a recent change… Read More

Interview With…Matthew Harvey

We chatted to Matthew Harvey about his new song cycle Now Or Never, streaming on demand through the Barn Theatre. For those who haven’t caught Now or Never yet – what is it about? Now or Never is a brand new song cycle all about hope in the face of catastrophe, something that I think… Read More

Interview With…Nemide May

We chatted to Nemida about starring in the world premiere of represent.’s production of Money, being streamed from the 26th April until the 15th May. Hi Nemide, could you tell me about what Money is about? Money is a play set during an annual board meeting for the Trustees of the Nyoni Community Project which takes… Read More

Interview With…Linus Karp

We chatted to Linus about his show How To Live A Jellicle Life: Life Lessons From The 2019 Hit Movie Musical ‘Cats’ which will be playing at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre from the 1st June. Hi Linus – could you tell me more about what audiences can expect from How To Live a Jellicle… Read More

Interview With… Sam Crerar

We chatted to Sam about starring in The Giant Pacific Octopus Maritime School as part of the Written on the Waves Project. Hi Sam, for those who don’t know what The Giant Pacific Octopus Maritime School isabout – could you explain a little more about it? Hi! The Giant Pacific Octopus Maritime School is a… Read More

Interview With…  Sonali Bhattacharyya

The playwright chatted to us about being part of the Orange Tree Theatre’s Inside/Outside series. Thanks so much for talking to me. Could you tell me more about the play you have written for Inside/Outside? Two Billion Beats is about two teenage sisters, Asha and Bettina, starting tounderstand one another properly for the first time… Read More

Interview With….Melanie Marshall

The actress chatted to us about the upcoming digital production of The Importance of Being Earnest – co-produced by the Lawrence Batley Theatre and The Dukes. How would you say this production of The Importance of Being Earnest is different from otherproductions? The cheeky answer would be to say that “I am in it “… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 4th April 2021

Here’s a guide to some of our favourite posts of the week – including interviews and reviews. Interview with John Ellis: we chatted to the West End actor about his album KOPFKINO and having to record it during lockdown. Interview with Rob Drummond: this week saw us also talking to the playwright and performer about… Read More