Five Minutes With…Martin Turner

The actor chatted to Love London Love Culture about his role in Florian Zeller’s The Son playing at the Kiln Theatre. Hi Martin – what can you tell me about ‘The Son’?  It is the latest offering from the brilliant young French writer Florian Zeller whose plays have touched countless people in France, here and in America. What were… Read More

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REVIEW: Little Echoes, Hope Theatre

London’s Hope Theatre prides itself on showcasing a selection of bold new theatre, and its latest production, Little Echoes, certainly fits the bill. Written by Tom Powell, Little Echoes tells the story of three people whose lives change dramatically over the course of the 90-minute play. After his brother has acid thrown in his face… Read More

Interview With… Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales

Emma Clarendon chatted to the pair about bringing their new  show Ginger Snapped to London.  Hi thanks for talking to me. What can audiences expect from ‘The Ginger Snapped’? JM – we call it “therapy you can dance to.” It’s a show examining the darker (but still very hilarious) side of drag fame. MS  – She threatens my life several times onstage; I think everyone can get behind… Read More

Interview With… Jaymi Hensley

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon caught up  with Union J’s Jaymi Hensley to talk about taking on the role  of Joseph in Joseph  and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Hi Jaymi, thanks so much for talking to me. How are you feeling about being part of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat? To be honest I am still pinching myself that it is real! It really is a dream come true to step into such an iconic roll, and I… Read More

Interview With…Katy Dye

The performer chatted to Emma Clarendon about the UK tour of ‘Baby Face’.  Hi Katy, for those who don’t know what is ‘Baby Face’ about? Baby Face is a performance about the infantilisation of women. We live in a society where paedophilia is not OK, yet fetishised images of women as pre-pubescent girls are. The show challenges the nature of complicity and conditioning when it comes to… Read More

Review Round Up: Shipwreck, Almeida Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Rupert  Goold’s production, playing at the Almeida Theatre until the 30th March. The Times: **** “The lasting impression of this absolute thriller of a production will be of that loyalty dinner, as we finally see what went down between Donald Trump and James Comey.” The Guardian: **** “This is a talky play staged with admirable clarity… Read More

Interview With….Lorna Dallas

The singer chatted to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about bringing her  latest show to London.  Hi Lorna, thank you so much for talking to me. How are you feeling about returning to London?  Thank you, Emma!  I feel ab fab…Fabulous!  London is really my home….I had decided to stay here when my run in Show Boat ended…and my heart is here!  I feel that you are “open” to… Read More

Review Round Up: Only Fools & Horses: the Musical, Theatre Royal Haymarket

Based on the beloved television show and starring Tom Bennett,  Paul Whitehouse and Ryan Hutton, does this musical win  over the critics? Evening Standard: **** “In an era of international musicals, this unashamedly British night out is a change and a treat.” WhatsOnStage: *** “Despite its flaws, it’s refreshing to see a new musical that, probably for the first time since Our House, revels in its London setting and unapologetic Britishness. Plus it’s often laugh-out-loud… Read More

NEWS: Cast Confirmed for The Best of… Rock Musicals

Further casting has been confirmed for the two concerts of The Best of…Rock Musicals taking place at the Eventim Apollo on the 12th May. Taking place for the benefit of The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust, the two concert performances is set to star Adam Pascal (Rent); Europe’s Adrianna Hicks (The Color Purple), Kristina Love (Tina) and David Michael Johnson (Jesus Christ Superstar); and London’s Kerry Ellis (Wicked)together with a host of Broadway and West End talent, the West End Chorus, the City of London… Read More

Review Round Up: 9 to 5, Savoy Theatre

Dolly Parton’s musical based on the popular film  has officially opened at the Savoy Theatre. Here’s what  critics have been saying about it… London Theatre.co.uk: **** “Director Jeff Calhoun and choreographer Lisa Stevens keep the show bubbling with a sparkling, propulsive effervescence.” Time Out: *** “If her whole brand rests on the sincere heart beating under her fake rhinestone-studded costumes, ‘9 to 5’ is all about her often overlooked feminist… Read More