Review Round Up: Hostiles

Christian Bale stars in this new Western film directed by Scott Cooper. But what have critics had to say about it? Here Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews:  The Observer: **** “Hostiles lives up to its deliberately ambiguous title.” Daily Express: *** “Sadly, Bale and writer/director Scott Cooper can’t find a way to sell… Read More

NEWS: An American in Paris to be Screened in Cinemas

Having finished its West End run on Saturday, it has been announced that Trafalgar Releasing will bring An American in Paris to cinema screens.  With tickets going on sale on the 12th January at 9am, audiences can experience the musical in cinemas worldwide on Wednesday 16th May. The Tony Award winning musical first premiered at… Read More

REVIEW: The Crystal Egg Live, The Vaults

This adaptation has good intentions, but the briefness of the story will leave audiences unclear what it is trying to say.  There is no denying that this is a very strange if intriguing story that shows just how powerful and dangerous  obsession can be. When Charley Wace comes to live with his uncle Mr Cave… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Round Up of the Week: Sunday 7th January

Welcome to 2018 everybody! Here’s Love London Love Culture’s first round up of the most popular reads of the year…. 1. Review of Eugenius at the London Palladium:  with the full scale production of this new musical coming to The Other Palace from the 22nd January, discover what Love London Love Culture thought of its first… Read More

REVIEW: Elvis on Tour Exhibition, The O2

This latest exhibition at The O2 devoted to Elvis’s career concentrates on his touring years – offering a good insight into the work that went into creating his live performances.  While Elvis never performed live in the UK, this exhibition provides an insight as to what it would have been like to have worked on… Read More

New Music: Sanctifaction by Gediminas Gelgotas

The composer’s latest work for double bass and piano titled Sanctifaction is available to download on iTunes. This latest piece from Gelgotas is the fourth movement of one of  his symphonies and he has specially rearranged it for renowned double bassist Roman Patkoló, building it around the 2 aforementioned instruments. As a classically trained composer and pianist Gediminas… Read More

PREVIEW: Monster, Vaults Festival

Following its successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2017, Joe Sellman-Leava’s show arrives in London for the Vaults Festival from the 24th January.  What happens when the red mist descends? Why do some people lash out, while others contain their anger? What’s really going on in the minds of young men? A unique combination… Read More

Review Round Up: Pop 2 by Charli XCX

The singer is back with her latest mixtape record which includes collaborations with Carly Rae Jepson and Tommy Cash. Here, Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… The Guardian: **** “There are big choruses and hooks amid the teeming sound, not least on Unlock It and Out of My Head, tracks that sound like… Read More

PREVIEW: Songs for Nobodies, Wilton’s Music Hall

Wilton’s Music Hall will present the European premiere of Joanna Murray–Smith’s one woman show from the 21st March.  Directed by Priscilla Queen of The Desert, the Musical’s Simon Phillips and performed by Bernadette Robinson, Songs For Nobodies is Joanna Murray–Smith’s new play featuring the music of five iconic divas. The lives and music of Judy Garland, Pasty Cline, Billie Holiday, Edith Piaf… Read More

PREVIEW: Still Ill, New Diorama Theatre

Following on from its successful run in the Autumn, Kandinsky will bring its production of Still Ill back to the New Diorama for a limited run.  As common on neurology wards as MS, Functional Neurological Disorder looks and feels like a problem with the workings of the brain. Sufferers experience disabling symptoms that range from tremors… Read More