Review Round Up: Rachel Whiteread, Tate Britain

Tate Britain’s exhibition celebrates 25 years of the artist’s work, bringing together her most familiar pieces of work alongside new art. Here is Love London Love Culture’s round up of the reviews… The Guardian: ***** “Rachel Whiteread’s sculpture is both deadpan and affecting. It can be modest in scale and homely, grand and austere, mischievous,… Read More

Review Round Up: La Bohème, Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera house presents a brand new production of Puccini’s opera directed by Richard Jones – here’s Love London Love Culture’s round up of the reviews…  When Rodolfo, a penniless poet, meets Mimì, a seamstress, they fall instantly in love. But their happiness is threatened when Rodolfo learns that Mimì is gravely ill. The… Read More

NEWS: Production Images Released of Laurence Fox in The Real Thing

New production images have been released for Stephen Unwin’s production of Tom Stoppard’s play, currently  embarking on short UK tour.  Having played at the Cambridge Arts Theatre this week, Stephen Unwin’s production will now tour to co-producing venues in Bath and Kingston before visiting Malvern, Edinburgh, Brighton and Guildford. Henry is the smartest and sharpest playwright of… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for Revival of Terry Johnson’s Insignificance

Casting for the first London revival of Insignificance in 20 years has been announced ahead of the play’s run at the Arcola Theatre from the 18th October.  David Mercateli directs this new London revival of Terry Johnson’s play, which examines the challenges of being known, and of knowing yourself. Insignificance centres on an imagined meeting… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for The Slaves of Solitude at the Hampstead Theatre

Casting has been confirmed for the Hampstead Theatre’s upcoming world premiere production of Nicholas Wright’s play directed by Jonathan Kent.  1943, Henley-on-Thames. Miss Roach is forced by the war to flee London for the Rosamund Tea Rooms boarding house, which is as grey and lonely as its residents. From the safety of these new quarters, her… Read More

Review Round Up: Boudica, Shakespeare’s Globe

Gina McKee stars in Eleanor Rhode’s production of  Tristan Bernays’ play – find out what critics have been making of it in Love London Love Culture’s round up of the reviews… AD 61, Britannia. On the furthest outreaches of the Roman Empire – at the very edge of the known world – rebellion is brewing. The King… Read More

NEWS: Backyard Cinema Announces The Snow Kingdom Screenings

Launching on the 25th October, Backyard Cinema announces The Snow Kingdom Cinema, where audiences can journey through secret caves of ice, across a frozen lake before discovering an enchanted castle only heard about in fairy tales…  Opening to audiences in October, this latest season taking place at Backyard Cinema’s permanent home of Mercato Metropolitano in Borough will include screenings… Read More

Review Round Up: Scythians: Warriors of Ancient Siberia, British Museum

The British Museum’s latest exhibition explores the history of the Scythians, the  nomadic tribes who lived between 900 and 200 BC. Here is what critics have been saying about it: The Guardian: **** ” The result is beguiling, but by the end it gets a bit narrow and enclosed. Perhaps that, too, is an accurate reflection of the… Read More

PREVIEW: The Ladykillers, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch

The Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch, The New Wolsey Theatre and Salisbury Playhouse have co-produced a brand new production of the beloved comedy, playing at the theatre from the 3rd October.  When Mrs. Wilberforce puts a sign in her newsagent’s window advertising ‘A Room to Let’, she’s delighted when the mysterious Professor Marcus proclaims it perfect for rehearsing… Read More

Review Round Up: Doubt, A Parable – Southwark Playhouse

John Patrick Shanley’s play is being revived at the Southwark Playhouse, directed by Ché Walker. Here is what critics have been saying about it:  “What do you do when you’re not sure?” So asks Father Flynn, the progressive and beloved priest at the St. Nicholas Church School in the Bronx, in his sermon. It’s 1964, and… Read More