Five Reasons to book to see…Strictly Ballroom the Musical, Piccadilly Theatre

The musical officially launched at the Cafe de Paris in London, ahead of previews at the Piccadilly Theatre from the 29th March. Here’s why Love London Love Culture is excited… 1. There is going to be plenty of dancing to be enjoyed: the launch showcased some of the fantastic dancing for audiences to enjoy – much… Read More

NEWS: Run Extended for Teddy at The Vaults

Snapdragon productions has announced that the run of the award-winning 1950’s rock’n’roll musical is now playing for an extra four weeks at The Vaults.  Teddy, the 1950’s musical will now play at The Vaults from the 29th March until the 3rd June. It has also been announced that the official album Songs from Teddy the Musical by… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Caroline, Or Change and Acceptance at Hampstead Theatre

The Hampstead theatre has announced the full casting for its upcoming production of Tony Kushner’s and Jeanine Tesori’s celebrated musical.  Directed by Michael Longhurst and following a successful run at the Chichester Festival Theatre, full casting for the upcoming run Caroline Or Change has been confirmed. The production will see Sharon D.Clarke  reprising her role as Caroline… Read More

NEWS: Jacqueline Wilson & Joanna Trollope Join Author of the Day Line Up at London Book Fair

Jacqueline Wilson and Joanna Trollope have been confirmed as Authors of the Day as part of this year’s London Book Fair, taking place at the Olympia in London from the 10th to the 12th April.  The two best-selling authors will take part in the London Book Fair to be spotlighted as part of the Author… Read More

Review Round Up: Satyagraha, English National Opera

First staged in 2007, Phelim McDermott’s production of Satyagraha is back in London. Here’s what the critics have been saying about it:  Satyagraha is composer Philip Glass’s meditation on Gandhi’s early years in South Africa, tracing the progress of his concept of non-violent protest as a positive force for change. The Guardian: *** “It’s not so much an opera… Read More

REVIEW: Strangers on a Train, New Victoria Theatre

This stylishly staged production grabs the attention in the first act but seems to lose that intensity in the second. What would you be prepared to do for a stranger? this is the central question in this intriguing thriller based on Patricia Highsmith’s debut novel, adapted into a play by Craig Warner that is not… Read More

NEWS: Broadway Transfer Announced for Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman

It has been announced the critically acclaimed production of Jez Butterworth’s play will play its final West End performance on the 19th May.  Directed by Sam Mendes, the production will have its final West End performance in May, before transferring to Broadway’s Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in October. Since premiering at the Royal Court Theatre, The… Read More

PREVIEW: Aftermath: Art in the Wake of World War One, Tate Britain

Tate Britain has confirmed details of its upcoming exhibition that examines the impact WWI had on British, German and French art. Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie. Acquired by the Federal State of Berlin © Estate of George Grosz, Princeton, N.J. 2018.  Marking 100 years since the end of World War I, Tate Britain’s upcoming exhibition… Read More

Review Round Up: The Captive Queen, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Barrie Rutter directs this new re-imagination of John Dryden’s Restoration drama, filled with passion and politics. Here’s what critics have had to say about it… An ageing Emperor and his Governor rage at the loss of their youth and beauty. Two fratricidal sons are spurred from victory in war to the warfare of love. And… Read More

Review Round Up: Gundog, Royal Court Theatre

Simon Longman’s new play is being presented as part of the Royal Court’s Jerwood New Playwrights programme. Here’s what critics have had to say about it… On a farm in the middle of nowhere, sisters Becky and Anna try to hold their family together after the death of their mother. Time is always moving somewhere –… Read More