Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 16th June

Here’s a quick guide to what Love London Love Culture has been up to this week… Review of Westlife’s The Twenty Tour at The O2: this week, LLLC got to catch Westlife on their reunion tour, travelling across the UK until the 6th July. There are also a couple of videos on our Youtube channel… Read More

REVIEW: The Twenty Tour, Westlife, The O2

Westlife return to the stage with a surprisingly emotional but ultimately crowd-pleasing show that delights fans. Twenty years ago, Westlife had only just begun their journey to stardom that won them legions of fans. Now back together following a break of several years, they still prove that they have some of the smoothest and heartfelt… Read More

REVIEW: Afterglow, Southwark Playhouse

S.Asher Gelman’s play offers an insight into how complicated modern relationships can get – but doesn’t feel as convincing as it could do in this production. Premiering in London following a hugely successful run Off-Broadway, S.Asher Gelman’s play explores what defines a ‘normal’ relationship and how to balance your life as an individual with being… Read More

REVIEW: Annie, New Victoria Theatre

Nikolai Foster’s energetic and heartwarming production highlights just how this musical is a classic. This family musical with its sheer enthusiasm, joy and optimism is exactly what we all need in these gloomy times and with Nikolai Foster’s gloriously heartwarming and sincere production of Annie you will certainly leave the theatre with a smile on… Read More

REVIEW: Aladdin

Guy Ritchie offers a magical and splendid live action adaptation based on the original 1992 animated film. It is easy to become cynical about Disney’s current mission to offer live adaptations of their beloved animated classics, but with Aladdin Guy Ritchie proves that when they are done right it can breathe new life in to… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 9th June 2019

Here’s a guide to what has been proving popular on Love London Love Culture this week… Review of Hugh Jackman: The Man. The Music. The Show at The O2: this week, Emma Clarendon was lucky enough to attend one of Hugh Jackman’s shows while he was in London performing songs from The Greatest Showman and… Read More

REVIEW: Custody, Ovalhouse Theatre

This powerful piece of drama explores the way in which the police treat black men leaves the audience feeling emotionally raw. Inspired by Urban Wolf’s own experiences with the police, his play Custody is a strikingly honest and emotionally powerful drama that focuses on the deaths of black men while in police custody and how… Read More

REVIEW: Education Education Education, Trafalgar Studios

Warm and delightfully nostalgic, The Wardrobe Ensemble’s comedy effectively reveals just how issues in education have evolved and changed since 1997. If you are looking for a show that consistently refers to a tamagotchis (and how not to look after it), mentions the Macarena, deals with different approaches to teaching while featuring some classic 90’s… Read More

REVIEW: Circe by Madeline Miller

Madeline Miller has a great gift for taking a Greek myth and adding a subtle contemporary twist to create a compelling and magical read. There is no doubt that Madeline Miller has wonderful gift of retelling and breathing new life into Greek mythology with a beautiful contemporary and lyrical style that reinforces how these stories… Read More

REVIEW: Hugh Jackman: The Man. The Music. The Show, The O2

Hugh Jackman thoroughly delights and entertains in a show that celebrates his career – dotted with plenty of personal anecdotes. Featuring everything from The Greatest Showman to Les Miserables, it would be fair to say that this is show is a musical theatre fan’s idea of heaven – particularly when each song is performed with… Read More