REVIEW: Night of the Living Dead Live, Pleasance Theatre

The stage production based on George A Romero’s classic horror film is a lively and surprisingly funny show to watch – even if the plot is a bit thin. Zombies. Check. Chaos. Check. Audience getting covered in blood. Check. This is just a few of the things to expect from Benji Sperring’s lively and surprisingly… Read More

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Album Review: Girlfriends by London Musical Theatre Orchestra

This debut album from the London Musical Theatre Orchestra is lively and expertly performed – but highlights a couple of issues with the musical itself. Having been to see this concert performance at the Bishopsgate Institute last November, I was curious to hear if the London Musical Theatre Orchestra’s performance translated just as well onto… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 14th April

Here’s a few reads that have been really popular on Love London Love Culture this week…. Interview with Laura Harling: we chatted to the Artistic Director about the company’s latest production One Hundred Trillion being performed at the Old Vic workrooms from the 7th to the 11th May. Five Minutes with Olivia Rose Smith: the… Read More

REVIEW: The Missing Sister by Dinah Jefferies

Vivid and absorbing, The Missing Sister is a beautifully told story of family, romance and mystery. This latest novel from Dinah Jefferies is her best yet, combining vivid detail along with beautifully created characters and a compelling story that makes The Missing Sister thoroughly engaging from start to finish. Set during the 1930’s, Belle is… Read More

REVIEW: Edvard Munch: Love and Angst, British Museum

The British Museum’s latest exhibition is a thought provoking display that reveals there is much more to Edvard Munch’s work than The Scream. When we think of Edvard Munch there is a tendency to simply associate his most famous work ‘The Scream’ with him – but as this captivating new exhibition at the British Museum… Read More

REVIEW: Visions of the Self: Rembrandt and Now, Gagosian Gallery

Using Rembrant’s Self-Portrait with Two Circles as a starting point, the Gagosian Gallery explores how the art of self-portraits has developed over the centuries. On loan from Kenwood, Rembrandt’s Self Portrait with Two Circles forms the centre of this interesting examination of the directions that self-portraiture has taken in the last century. Featuring works by… Read More

REVIEW: A Simple Space, Gravity & Other Myths, Underbelly Festival

Cheeky, clever and entertaining, Gravity & Other Myths shows circus at its most simple and effective. Gravity & Other Myths is a circus company that focuses on stripping back on the glamour of circus, preferring to concentrate its attention on human connection and the ability of the acrobats to push their bodies to the limit… Read More

REVIEW: Maggie May, Finborough Theatre

This first London professional revival is lively but also highlights the problems with the book. Having only being familiar with Lionel Bart’s most famous musical Oliver! it is refreshing to see the Finborough Theatre rediscovering this little known musical set in Liverpool and director Matthew Iliffe giving it a lively production. It is just a… Read More

REVIEW: Tina – The Tina Turner Musical Original Cast Recording

Featuring some gorgeous arrangements and powerful vocals, this cast recording is well worth listening to. From the soulful and gospel inspired rendition of ‘Nutbush City Limits’ all the way through to ‘(Simply) The Best’, this self-assured and powerful cast recording of the Olivier Award nominated musical is an exciting invigorating soundtrack to listen to. Thanks… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 7th April

Here’s a few reads that have been proving popular on Love London Love Culture this week… Interview with Kalungi Ssebandeke: still proving popular on LLLC is our interview with the actor talking about his current role in Blood Knot playing at the Orange Tree Theatre in Richmond. Review of The Comedy About a Bank Robbery,… Read More