REVIEW:Body Worlds, London Pavilion

Engaging and fascinating, Gunther von Hagens’ Body Worlds leaves you with a deeper understanding and appreciation for our bodies.  I will be one of the first to admit that the idea of viewing real life human bodies in an exhibition was as intriguing as it was mildly repulsive, but on actually visiting, I found that… Read More

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REVIEW: Seussical the Musical, Southwark Playhouse

Imaginative, witty and beautiful – Seussical will make you feel like a five year old again. When I walked into the Southwark Playhouse theatre and saw a plethora of bright colours, trees and flowers growing from the walls and stripes galore; I knew that this production of Seussical was going to be something very special… Read More

REVIEW: Buttons: A Cinderella Story, King’s Head Theatre

Love London Love Culture’s Kirsty Herrington went along to the King’s Head Theatre to catch Charles Court Opera’s latest pantomime.  It wouldn’t be Christmas without a good old pantomime, and Charles Court Opera returns to the King’s Head Theatre this festive season with Buttons: A Cinderella Story. But this is no ordinary Cinderella, and the… Read More

REVIEW: The Nutcracker, Northern Ballet, New Victoria Theatre

Filled with wonderful youthful exuberance, the Northern Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker is a perfect festive treat to watch.  I was first exposed to the wonderful music of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker as a child through Disney’s Fantasia and has remained a firm favourite ever since. Now revisiting the Northern Ballet’s magical and sparkling production it… Read More

REVIEW: Love by Michael Bublé

Michael Bublé is back with his 10th studio album that is filled with the singer’s deep understanding and passion for classic love songs.  Filled with warmth and positivity, it is a welcome return to music for  Michael Bublé on his latest album that concentrates on the theme of love and the joys it can bring.… Read More

REVIEW: Time’s Convert by Deborah Harkness

Returning to the fascinating world that she created in the All Souls Trilogy, Deborah Harkness once again blends romance, fantasy and history to create a deeply interesting and vivid book.  Sweeping the reader from the battlefields of the American Revolutionary War to the present day, this latest novel from Deborah Harkness featuring the characters from… Read More

REVIEW: An Honourable Man, White Bear Theatre

Michael McManus attempts to deal with the thorny issues of Brexit and whether it is possible to stay honourable in the world of politics – but can come across as repetitive.  Given the level of cynicism towards British politics and politicians in general, it is easy to forget that these politicians are actually humans as… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 18th November

Here’s a few news, reviews and interviews that have been proving popular on Love London Love Culture this week….  1. Don Carlos, Rose Theatre, Kingston: Love London Love Culture’s review is still proving to be a popular read this week. Starring Tom Burke, this production directed by Gadi Roll is an intense ride – but was… Read More

REVIEW: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

This latest film in the series nicely begins to tie in the Harry Potter links but can be slightly overwhelming with all the new characters it contains.  Much darker in tone in comparison to the first Fantastic Beasts film, The Crimes of Grindelwald also seems a much more settled and self-confident film than the first,… Read More

REVIEW: Cuckoo, Soho Theatre

Lisa Carroll’s razor sharp play is vividly brought to life thanks to Debbie Hannan’s perceptive and emotionally engaging production.  Powerfully engaging and relatable, Lisa Carroll’s play Cuckoo perfectly captures what it means to be an outsider trying to fit in – particularly in a generation in which social media can have a particularly vicious impact… Read More