Review Round Up: La Forza Del Destino, Royal Opera House

Christof Loy directs this production of Verdi’s opera at the Royal Opera House. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… The Guardian: **** “The tone sometimes falters, and the transformation of the army camp scenes into a surreal revue, reminiscent of Oh, What a Lovely War, sits at times uneasily with the score. Ultimately,… Read More

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PREVIEW: Overtures Piano Bar

This new bar based in the basement of LGBTQ pub, the City of Quebec allows customers to enjoy a cocktail or two while singing along to musical theatre songs. Considered to be London’s answer to the renowned Marie’s Crisis Café in New York, the Overtures Piano bar offers a spontaneous evening out with just just… Read More

Interview With… Anne Steele

The singer chatted to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about bringing her new tour ‘Made Out of Stars’ to London next week. Hi Anne, how are you feeling about coming back to London? I am absolutely thrilled to be back. I love London. It reminds me so much of New York. I have always felt right at… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 17th March 2019

Here’s a few favourite reads on Love London Love Culture this week… Review of The Project at the White Bear Theatre: Love London Love Culture’s Emily Schofield paid a visit to the White Bear Theatre to catch Ian Buckley’s play which she described as “an interesting show which hit me massively and carries an important… Read More

Review Round Up: Still on My Mind by Dido

The singer is back with her first new album in five years which includes the songs ‘Hurricanes’ and ‘Take You Home’. Pitchfork: “Dido’s fifth album, Still on My Mind, guides her even more into the path of serenity and easy listening electronics, with odes to marriage and motherhood that bask in their comforts.” The Observer: **… Read More

NEWS: Michael Ball & Alfie Boe to Headline Finale of Hampton Court Palace Festival

Historic Royal Palaces and IMG have confirmed the duo will headline the final night of Hampton Court Palace Festival 2019. Musical theatre star Michael Ball and world-renowned tenor Alfie Boe will return to Hampton Court Palace to perform as part of the palace’s festival on the 22nd June. Tickets will go on sale at 10am… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Theatre Ticket Picks of the Week: Sunday 10th March

Here’s a guide to some of the shows that LLLC thinks you should book for this week… Magic Goes Wrong, Vaudeville Theatre: newly announced this week, the second production in Mischief Theatre’s year long residency at the Vaudeville Theatre is a brand new ‘Goes Wrong’ comedy – co-created with the help of magicians Penn and… Read More

REVIEW: Behind the Curtain: Broadway Composers & Lyricists Sing Their Songs

Combining the music from classic and contemporary musicals, this compilation album is fascinating and insightful. Ever wondered how the song ‘For Good’ from Wicked came about? Or why the positioning of ‘It’s a Hard Knock Life’ was changed in the musical Annie? Then you will need to take a listen to this fascinating and insightful… Read More

Review Round Up: The Merry Widow, English National Opera

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Max Webster’s production of Lehár’s operetta. The Stage: ** “But it’s essentially due to a new book and lyrics that depart so liberally from the original as to neuter its tensions. Instead, the level of humour aimed at includes the visual joke of an elderly man… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 3rd March

Here’s a guide to what you have been reading about this week on Love London Love Culture… Preview of Alys Always at the Bridge Theatre: now in previews at the Bridge Theatre, this world premiere production directed by Nicholas Hytner is based on the novel by Harriet Lane. It is booking at the theatre until… Read More