NEWS: Further Casting Announced for The Light in the Piazza

The musical will play for a limited run at the Royal Festival Hall  from the 14th June. Joining the previously announced Renée Fleming and Dove Cameron, the production directed by  Olivier award-winner, Daniel Evans is also set to star: Rob Houchen,Celinde Schoenmaker, Liam Tamne, Marie McLaughlin and Malcolm Sinclair. Casting for the role of Signor Naccarelli, Fabrizio’s father has yet to be announced. Meanwhile, the company will also include  Matthew Woodyatt,… Read More

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Review Round Up: Rip it Up, Garrick Theatre

Bringing the 1960’s to life, find out what critics made of Rip it Up  now playing at the Garrick Theatre.  The Stage: *** “The real live wire in this quartet however is Merrygold, late of JLS and by far the most accomplished all-rounder. His several musical interludes including a gently soaring Whiter Shade of Pale showed a deep emotional connection to the music, while the intensity of his dance, accompanied by an equally… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Theatre Deals of the Week: Sunday 17th February

Looking to go to the theatre this week? Here’s a few of Love  London Love Culture’s top deals of the week… & Juliet, Shaftesbury Theatre: heading to the Shaftesbury Theatre from November, an all star cast has been confirmed for the new musical that picks up where the classic story Romeo & Juliet left off. The musical features songs such as …Baby One More Time, Everybody (Backstreet’s Back), Love Me Like You Do and… Read More

PREVIEW: Craft & Graft, Francis Crick Institute

On display from the 1st March, this new exhibition focuses  on the roles of the people to carry out important scientific research.  Craft & Graft will take visitors behind the scenes to explore to roles of  technicians, engineers and specialists supporting science at the institute. Each of the technical teams help to prepare process, make, mend, analyse and innovate. From fixing faults in complex cutting-edge technology to feeding fruit flies and operating robots, they are… Read More

Review Round Up: The American Clock, Old Vic Theatre

Rachel Chavkin directs this revival of Arthur Miller’s play at  the Old Vic Theatre. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… The Guardian: *** “The aim is to heighten the story’s timelessness and reflect the nation’s diversity: fine in theory but the effect, paradoxically, is to shift the focus away from the family. The real strength of the production lies in individual scenes that give vivid snapshots of 1930s America.” The Times: ***… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Ain’t Misbehavin’

Casting has been confirmed for Tyrone Huntley’s production,  playing at the Southwark Playhouse from the 19th April.  Paul Taylor Mills and Mercury Theatre Colchester in association with Tamasha Theatre Company have confirmed the full cast for the brand new production of Ain’t Misbehavin’ – the first London revival of the musical in 25 years. Playing at the Southwark Playhouse from the 19th April, following its premiere at Mercury Theatre Colchester from the… Read More

Review Round Up: Don McCullin, Tate Britain

Tate Britain’s latest exhibition showcases some of the  photographer’s impactful images from the last sixty years.  The Guardian: ***** “There is a visceral quality to McCullin’s photographs, in their analogue tonalities, the depth of their blacks and greys, the clarities and dimming of their whites, their strong and weak light, their focus, their attendance on the unconscionable. Evening Standard: ***** “For a man who has been so often under… Read More

NEWS: Best-Selling Romantic Comedies List Unveiled

The Official Charts have confirmed the top selling romantic  comedy films of all time available on DVD and Blu-ray.  10. Mr & Mrs Smith: this 2005 film starring Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie combines action with romance when a married couple experiencing problems in their relationship also encounter professional problems when they are assigned to killing each other. 9. The 40-Year-Old Virgin: Steve Carell stars as Andy Stitzer, who (as the title suggests)… Read More

NEWS: Initial Casting Announced for UK Premiere of Amelie the Musical

It has been announced that the French- Canadian actress Audrey  Brisson will be playing the role of Amélie Poulian in the UK premiere of the musical based on  the Oscar nominated film.  The production, which will open at the Watermill Theatre in Newbury on the 11th April, before embarking on a UK tour, will be directed by  Michael Fentiman. Audrey Brisson is set to play the title role that was originally played by  Audrey Tautou in the 2001 film Le Fabuleux Destin D’Amélie… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for The Marvelous Wonderettes

Casting for the UK premiere of this Off-Broadway musical has been confirmed.  Directed by Joseph Hodges, it has been announced the production is set to star Sophie Camble (White Christmas, Chess and 42nd Street) as Missy, Rosie Needham (Legally Blonde) as Cindy Lou, Louise Young (Mamma Mia!) as Betty Jean and Kara Taylor Alberts (The Wind in the Willows) as Suzy. Written and created by Roger… Read More