Review Round Up: Message in a Bottle, Peacock Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the new dance production featuring the music of Sting and choreography by Kate Prince. WhatsOnStage: *** “Aside from a delightful three song burst (“Shape of My Heart”, “The Bed’s Too Big Without You” and “Roxanne”), there is not enough cohesion between what is happening on stage… Read More

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NEWS: Alex Jennings to Star in The Southbury Child

The production will run at the Bridge Theatre from the 22nd April. It has been announced that Alex Jennings is set to make his Bridge Theatre debut in the world premiere of Stephen Beresford’s new play The Southbury Child. This production sees Alex Jennings reuniting with director Nicholas Hytner who has previously directed him in Hymn and Cocktail… Read More

NEWS: National Theatre Announces New Season

The newly announced season includes the London transfer of Standing at the Sky’s Edge from Sheffield Theatres. The National Theatre has unveiled details of its upcoming season, which will see Kristin Scott Thomas making her stage debut at the theatre in Simon Stone’s new adaptation of Phaedra alongside Assaad Bouab. This season will also see the… Read More

Review Round Up: The Upstart Crow, Gielgud Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the stage adaptation of Ben Elton’s comedy. The Stage: *** “Ultimately this all works better in sitcom format: small doses, over several weeks. By the end of the play it feels like we’ve heard every gag four times too many. The near-perfect cast, and Foley’s steady… Read More

NEWS: Rose Theatre Announces Production of Steel Magnolias

The production will run at the Rose Theatre in Kingston from the 1st to the 23rd May. The Rose Theatre has announced it will be presenting a production of Robert Harling’s romantic comedy Steel Magnolias this May, directed by Anthony Banks. In small-town Louisiana, Truvy’s beauty salon is a regular rendezvous for six extraordinary women who… Read More

Review Round Up: Actress by Anne Enright

We round up the reviews for Anne Enright’s latest novel… The Guardian: “There are leaps of joy in Actress, for all its darkness. It sparkles with light, rapid, shrugging wit; cliches are skewered in seconds, and thespian types are affectionately set in motion to carry on chatting in the margins.” The Observer: “This novel achieves what… Read More

NEWS: New Cormoran Strike Novel Announced

The new novel from Robert Galbraith has been unveiled by publishers Sphere. The title and publication date has been confirmed for Robert Galbraith’s latest novel featuring Cormoran Strike and Robin Ellacott. This new novel from Galbraith- a pseudonym for J K Rowling – is the fifth in the series featuring the detective and is titled Troubled… Read More

Review Round Up: Changes by Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber is back with a brand new album – but what have critics had to say about it? Pitchfork: “His fifth studio album is pitched as an invitation to bask in Bieber’s newfound domestic bliss, but while his contentment might be heaven for him and his managers, the resulting album has all the glow… Read More

First Look at…Pass Over, Kiln Theatre

Production images have been released for Indhu Rubasingham’s production, which opens at the Kiln Theatre tonight. Playing at the Kiln Theatre until the 21st March, Indhu Rubasingham directs the UK premiere production of Antoinette Nwandu’s play. Pass Over is inspired by Waiting for Godot and the Exodus and fuses poetry, humour and humanity in a… Read More

NEWS: Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel Extend Run in Waitress

The pair have announced that they are extending their stay in the London production by an additional two weeks. It has been confirmed that Grammy Award winner Sara Bareilles and Olivier and Tony Award-winning actor Gavin Creel are now extending their run in the London production of Waitress by two weeks, until the 21st March. Waitress opened at… Read More