Review Round Up: Sweet Charity, Donmar Warehouse

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Josie Rourke’s final production at the Donmar Warehouse. The Telegraph: **** “A bit like the country at large right now, director Josie Rourke is in a welcome holiday humour.” The FT: **** “Anne-Marie Duff, irresistible as Charity, manages that very difficult task of making niceness work.”… Read More

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Interview with… Sara Alexander

The actress chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in Rejoicing at Her Wondrous Vulva the Woman Applauded Herself at the Ovalhouse Theatre. Hi Sara – thanks so much for talking to me. Could you explain a bit more about what Rejoicing at Her Wondrous Vulva the Woman Applauded Herself is about? It’s a joyful, slightly… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 21st April

Here’s a few reads that have been proving popular on Love London Love Culture this week… The Overtures Piano bar announce collaboration with the London Musical Theatre Orchestra: the newly opened piano bar will collaborate with the London Musical Theatre Orchestra for one special evening in which guests can sing along to their favourite musical… Read More

Review Round Up: Faust, Royal Opera House

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for David McVicar’s production. Culture Whisper: **** “Dan Ettinger conducting the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House made chinks in the wall of sound for lovely solo work, and the Royal Opera Chorus gives its best in the big, big numbers.” The Guardian: **** “McVicar’s staging, transposing… Read More

REVIEW: All You Need is Love, Cadogan Hall

This concert- styled show highlights the diversity and range of music that The Beatles produced in a lightly entertaining way. If you want to pop down ‘The Long and Winding Road’ into musical nostalgia about what exactly made The Beatles such an important part of British music history, then All You Need is Love is… Read More

Interview With… Charlie Clements and Persephone Swales-Dawson

The pair chatted to us about touring the UK and starring in The House on Cold Hill, playing at the New Victoria Theatre from the 23rd to the 27th April. How would you sum up your respective characters in The House On Cold Hill? Charlie: Chris works for Ollie [Joe McFadden] and is basically his… Read More

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

Interview With…Rocky Rodriguez Jr

The playwright chatted to us about Bed Peace currently playing at the Cockpit Theatre. Are you a big Beatles fan?.. John or Paul? I am a big Beatles fan. And yes, I sit on the John side of the fence; but that is more because I include the totality of John and Paul’s solo work… Read More

Five Minutes with….Sonia Jalaly

The writer chatted to us about bringing her play Bump to the Kiln Theatre’s Mapping Brent Festival on the 18th April. Hi Sonia, thanks so much for talking to me. Could you tell me a bit more about what Bump is about? The Bump cast and team have been working together since October last year.… Read More

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