Inside the Rehearsals of… A Christmas Carol at Windsor Castle

Rehearsal images for Watch Your Head’s immersive production of A Christmas Carol have been released. Take a glimpse of what has been happening here:  Opening at Windsor Castle the 16th December, rehearsals are underway for Watch Your Head’s immersive production of A Christmas Carol taking place in two of Windsor Castle’s  two largest rooms. Directed by Sasha… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Lady Windermere’s Fan

Further casting has been announced for Kathy Burke’s upcoming production of Lady Windermere’s Fan at the Vaudeville Theatre.  Running at the Vaudeville Theatre from the 12th January, Classic Spring’s next production in its Oscar Wilde season is a production of the playwright’s Lady Windermere’s Fan, directed by Kathy Burke. Joining the previously announced Samantha Spiro, Kevin… Read More

NEWS: Nativity! The Musical to Return for 2018

Jamie Wilson, Entertainment One, Ramin Sabi and Belgrade Theatre Coventry have announced that Birmingham Repertory’s production will return to the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith for an extended Christmas run in 2018. Every child in every school has one Christmas wish, to star in a Nativity, and at St Bernadette’s School they’ve decided to mount a musical version!… Read More

Review Round Up: Grimly Handsome, Royal Court Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews of the Royal Court Theatre’s production of Grimly Handsome.  The Stage: *** ” It’s baffling. It’s borderline barmy. But it’s also kind of brilliant.” The Times: ** “By the time the characters make a second transformation, into talking pandas, it’s not just weird, it’s weirdness squared, weirdness cubed.”… Read More

PREVIEW: Blossom Time – the music of Blossom Dearie, Crazy Coqs

Arriving at the Crazy Croqs for one performance only, Zoe Francis performs  songs by Blossom Dearie in February.  Blossom Dearie (nicknamed by her mother after the flowers delivered at her birth)was an American jazz singer and pianist, instantly recognisable for her light and girlish voice and who collaborated with musicians such as Johnny Mercer, Miles Davis,… Read More

Review Round Up: Rose Wylie: Quack Quack, Serpentine Gallery

Discover what critics thought of the Serpentine Gallery’s latest exhibition showcasing the work of the British artist…  The Observer: **** “The curators of this show are putting considerable emphasis on Wylie’s film paintings, based on scenes from particular movies, and on the cinematic aspects of her art, which aren’t obvious to me.” The Guardian: *****… Read More

NEWS: New Royal Academy of Arts to be Unveiled in 2018

The new and transformed campus will be revealed to the public as part of the Academy’s 250th anniversary year.  Opening to the public on the 19th May 2018, the Royal Academy’s transformed campus has been designed by internationally-acclaimed architect Sir David Chipperfield CBE RA and supported by the National Lottery. This redevelopment of the Royal Academy… Read More

Review Round Up: Charles II: Art & Power, Queen’s Gallery

This latest exhibition at the Queen’s Gallery explores how the court of Charles II became the centre for the patronage of leading artists and the collecting of great works of art. Here, Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews:  The Guardian: **** ” a tremendous narration of history through objects and images.” The Times: “A lavish… Read More

NEWS: Dietrich: Natural Duty to Play as Part of The Vaults Festival

Playing at The Vaults from the 24th until the 28th January as part of the Vaults Festival, Dietrich: Natural Duty combines theatre, cabaret and drag.  It is 1942, on the battlefields of North Africa, in a gold sequin gown, Marlene Dietrich takes to the stage to launch her own offensive against the German Reich. For… Read More

Review Round Up: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Discover what critics have had to say about this new film involving the infamous game in which anything can happen…  The Guardian: *** “a big, brash, amiable entertainment with something of Indiana Jones, plus the body-swap comedy of Freaky Friday, or F Anstey’s Victorian classic Vice Versa.” NME: *** 1/2 “It might lack subtlety and lose… Read More