Review Round Up: Dedicated by Carly Rae Jepsen

The pop singer is back with a brand new album – but what have critics had to say about it? Pitchfork: “She’s doing what she does best, calibrating lovesick or lovelorn synthpop that’s neither too hot nor too cold—and sometimes, regrettably, only lukewarm.” The Guardian: **** “She leans equally well into her set pieces –… Read More

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Interview With…Randy Roberts

Following on from his successful run at Crazy Coqs last year, Randy Roberts returns to London in June. He chatted to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about his show. Hi – thank you so much for talking to me! How are you feeling about coming back to London? It’s my pleasure. I honestly can’t wait to come back.… Read More

REVIEW: Swan Lake, New Victoria Theatre

Matthew Bourne’s classic production looks as fresh as ever and a glorious celebration of Tchaikovsky’s wonderful music. Filled with plenty of drama and intensity, there is no denying that Matthew Bourne’s take on Swan Lake has been revered since it was first staged in 1995 for very good reason. It is by turns beautiful, heart… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 28th April

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s most read posts of the last week… Review of One Enchanted Evening by Anton Du Beke: catch up with Love London Love Culture’s review of Strictly Come Dancing’s Anton Du Beke’s debut novel. In her review, Emma Clarendon said: “Filled with glitz, glamour and of course dancing – this is… Read More

REVIEW: Ain’t Misbehavin’, Southwark Playhouse

While there might not be any central plot, sit back and enjoy the music and dancing anyway in this fun and energetic production. From the second you step into the glitzy auditorium at the Southwark Playhouse, prepare to soak up the cool and sophisticated vibe that this confident and lively production possesses – as well… Read More

NEWS: National Youth Music Theatre Announce 2019 Productions

The National Youth Music Theatre have announced their 2019 Summer productions to be performed at The Other Palace. Heading to The Other Palace for its third consecutive Summer season, details have been unveiled about the National Youth Music Theatre’s 2019 season to help showcase the company’s commitment to provide exceptional opportunities for young people in… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 21st April

Here’s a few reads that have been proving popular on Love London Love Culture this week… The Overtures Piano bar announce collaboration with the London Musical Theatre Orchestra: the newly opened piano bar will collaborate with the London Musical Theatre Orchestra for one special evening in which guests can sing along to their favourite musical… Read More

Review Round Up: Faust, Royal Opera House

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for David McVicar’s production. Culture Whisper: **** “Dan Ettinger conducting the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House made chinks in the wall of sound for lovely solo work, and the Royal Opera Chorus gives its best in the big, big numbers.” The Guardian: **** “McVicar’s staging, transposing… Read More

REVIEW: All You Need is Love, Cadogan Hall

This concert- styled show highlights the diversity and range of music that The Beatles produced in a lightly entertaining way. If you want to pop down ‘The Long and Winding Road’ into musical nostalgia about what exactly made The Beatles such an important part of British music history, then All You Need is Love is… Read More

Album Review: Girlfriends by London Musical Theatre Orchestra

This debut album from the London Musical Theatre Orchestra is lively and expertly performed – but highlights a couple of issues with the musical itself. Having been to see this concert performance at the Bishopsgate Institute last November, I was curious to hear if the London Musical Theatre Orchestra’s performance translated just as well onto… Read More