Interview With… Ellen McDougall

The Gate Theatre’s Artistic Direcotr spoke to Emma Clarendon about Faces in the Crowd. Hi Ellen, could you explain a bit more about what Faces in the Crowd is about? Faces In The Crowd is a novel by Valeria Luiselli, which I have adapted and directed. The play introduces us to the mind of a Mexican… Read More

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NEWS: Cast Announced for UK tour of The Kite Runner

Giles Croft’s acclaimed production based on Khaled Hosseini’s international best-selling novel will embark on a UK tour from the 21st February. Adapted for the stage by Matthew Spangler, the upcoming UK tour of The Kite Runner will see several of the West End cast return to the production. Opening in Aylesbury on the 21st February,… Read More

Review Round Up: Rags the Musical, Park Theatre

We round up the reviews for Bronagh Lagan’s production which transfers to the Park Theatre following a run at the Hope Mill theatre last year. The Stage: *** “Though the frustratingly pat first act feels messy and cliché-heavy, the many threads come together nicely: first, as a panoramic view of Jewish immigrant experiences – the… Read More

Interview With Gareth Snook

Gareth spoke to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about starring in Romantics Anonymous. Hi Gareth, for those who haven’t seen the show what is Romantics Anonymous about? It’s essentially a love story set in France – but with a difference. It centres around a young man and woman – he’s the owner of a chocolate factory and she… Read More

REVIEW: Pretty Woman the Musical, Original Broadway Cast Recording

Ahead of the musical opening in London, Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon listened to the Broadway cast recording. It must be extremely difficult to come up with an original score for a new musical based on a hugely popular Hollywood film, while still retaining mainly elements that made people fall in love with the… Read More

First Look at…Falling in Love Again

The world premiere production is now playing at the King’s Head Theatre. Here’s a glimpse of what you can expect from the production… Production images have been released for the world premiere stage production of Ron Elisha’s play, now playing at the King’s Head Theatre until the 8th February. It’s 1936. Edward’s about to abdicate.… Read More

Review Round Up: La Boheme, Royal Opera House

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the Royal Opera House’s revival of Richard Jones’s production of La Boheme. The Stage: **** “conductor Emmanuel Villaume ensures that Puccini’s flawlessly crafted score involves the audience from the first bar to the last.” The Guardian: *** “In the pit, Emmanuel Villaume is in many ways the star… Read More

PREVIEW: Message in a Bottle, Peacock Theatre

The new dance theatre production featuring the hits of Sting will play at the Peacock Theatre from the 6th February. Choreographed by Kate Prince, this new dance production set to the music of seven-time Grammy Award-winning artist Sting will make its World premiere at the Peacock Theatre before embarking on a UK and international tour. A… Read More

Interview With…Joanna Vymeris

The director chatted to us about Sky in the Pie, playing as part of the Vaults Festival from the 6th March. Hi Joanna, what can we expect from Sky in the Pie? Sky in the Pie will be an audio and visual spectacle in celebration of Roger McGough’s phenomenal work. A feast for the eyes… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Shows of the Week: Monday 13th January

Here’s a guide to some of the shows that you might want to book tickets for… Persona,Riverside Studios: officially reopening the venue after its renovation, Alice Krige stars in this stage adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s film. A story of truth, lies and manipulation, Persona will run at the theatre from the 21st January until the… Read More