First Impressions…The Lion King

The first full length trailer for the live-action remake of the classic Disney film has been released. Here’s a few thoughts on it… Drama and spectacle are two words that automatically spring to mind when you first watch this trailer for this remake of the classic animated film. But behind this – can audiences hope… Read More

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NEWS: London Musical Theatre Orchestra Release Debut Album

The live recording of the London Musical Theatre’s concert performance of Girlfriends, by Emmy Award-winner Howard Goodall and recorded at Bishopsgate Institute has been released. The London Musical Theatre Orchestra’s live recording of their concert performance of Howard Goodall’s Girlfriends has been released on CD and digital download. Recorded at the Bishopsgate Institute, the album… Read More

Review Round Up: A German Life, Bridge Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Jonathan Kent’s production starring Maggie Smith. The Telegraph: ***** “A compelling history lesson. An acting master-class like no other. Dame Maggie Smith is back on the London stage for the first time in 12 years and – at the age of 84 – commands attention for… Read More

PREVIEW: William Blake: The Artist, Tate Britain

On display from the 11th September, Tate Britain’s exhibition will focus on revealing the artist behind the poet. Tate Britain will present a large survey of work by William Blake, bringing together some of his most iconic images that has inspired artists, musicians, writers and performers for over two centuries. This new exhibition celebrating the… Read More

NEWS: The Play That Goes Wrong Extends Run at the Duchess Theatre

The original Mischief Theatre production has announced that it is extending its run in the West End until 2020. The production, written by Henry Shields, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Lewis is now booking until the at the Duchess Theatre until the 3rd May 2020. The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder… Read More

Review Round Up: Mary Quant, Victoria and Albert Museum

The V&A’s latest fashion exhibition explores how the designer transformed the British high street. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews. The Independent: **** “Seeing such a vast array of Quant’s clothes in one space really highlights the impact of her zeitgeist-defining clothes. Beyond the miniskirt, she was a designer breaking boundaries for the… Read More

NEWS: Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon to Star in The Man in the White Suit

Sean Foley’s production will play at the Theatre Royal Bath from the 5th to the 21st September before heading to London’s Wyndham’s Theatre from the 26th September. Based on the Ealing Comedy classic, this world stage premiere is set to star Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon as Sidney Stratton and Daphne Birnley respectively. The 1951… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Beneath the Blue Rinse at the Park Theatre

Casting has been confirmed for Glen Walford’s production, playing at the Park Theatre from the 21st May. Following their production of Spiral last year, Veritas Theatre will be returning to the Park Theatre in collaboration with KEPOW! Theatre with their production of Beneath The Blue Rinse – a comedy about growing old disgracefully. Casting for… Read More

NEWS: Overtures Announce Collaboration with London Musical Theatre Orchestra

It has been confirmed that the sing along piano bar will collaborate with the London Musical Theatre Orchestra for a one-off celebration at Bishopsgate Institute on the 12th May. Accompanied by the London Musical Theatre Orchestra conducted by Freddie Tapner (Wicked, Victoria Apollo Theatre; Jersey Boys, UK Tour; Mack and Mabel,Hackney Empire), guests will be… Read More

PREVIEW: Unrestricted View Film Festival 2019

Details of the 2019 Unrestricted View Film Festival have been released ahead of the festival running from the 23rd to the 28th April. The North London based Unrestricted View Film Festival has announced its 2019 programme for its fourth year. Launched in 2016, the festival continues to expand with the opening night film to be… Read More