Review Round Up: The American Clock, Old Vic Theatre

Rachel Chavkin directs this revival of Arthur Miller’s play at  the Old Vic Theatre. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… The Guardian: *** “The aim is to heighten the story’s timelessness and reflect the nation’s diversity: fine in theory but the effect, paradoxically, is to shift the focus away from the family. The real strength of the production lies in individual scenes that give vivid snapshots of 1930s America.” The Times: ***… Read More

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NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Ain’t Misbehavin’

Casting has been confirmed for Tyrone Huntley’s production,  playing at the Southwark Playhouse from the 19th April.  Paul Taylor Mills and Mercury Theatre Colchester in association with Tamasha Theatre Company have confirmed the full cast for the brand new production of Ain’t Misbehavin’ – the first London revival of the musical in 25 years. Playing at the Southwark Playhouse from the 19th April, following its premiere at Mercury Theatre Colchester from the… Read More

NEWS: Initial Casting Announced for UK Premiere of Amelie the Musical

It has been announced that the French- Canadian actress Audrey  Brisson will be playing the role of Amélie Poulian in the UK premiere of the musical based on  the Oscar nominated film.  The production, which will open at the Watermill Theatre in Newbury on the 11th April, before embarking on a UK tour, will be directed by  Michael Fentiman. Audrey Brisson is set to play the title role that was originally played by  Audrey Tautou in the 2001 film Le Fabuleux Destin D’Amélie… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for The Marvelous Wonderettes

Casting for the UK premiere of this Off-Broadway musical has been confirmed.  Directed by Joseph Hodges, it has been announced the production is set to star Sophie Camble (White Christmas, Chess and 42nd Street) as Missy, Rosie Needham (Legally Blonde) as Cindy Lou, Louise Young (Mamma Mia!) as Betty Jean and Kara Taylor Alberts (The Wind in the Willows) as Suzy. Written and created by Roger… Read More

Review Round Up: Edward II, Shakespeare’s Globe

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Nick Bagnall’s  production. WhatsOnStage: **** “While Bagnall’s production is generally low on frills (setting aside some charming musical accompaniments), it is a highly involving watch which gallops along at the right pace – and has been stripped back in order to reward a newcomer.” The Telegraph: *** “The performances are variable. Several odd dramatic choices (a… Read More

Interview With…Ukweli Roach

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon chatted to  Ukweli about Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train at the Young Vic Theatre.  Huge thank you for talking to me. What can audiences expect from Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train? Audiences can expect a powerful, provocative and unexpectedly funny piece of theatre which will leave them with questions can be discussed long after the show is done. What was it about the… Read More

NEWS: Immersive Theatre Space 18 to Open with Variant 31

London’s first purpose built immersive theatre space to launch  with Variant 31. Big Dreamer Productions has unveiled Space 18 – a brand new theatrical complex that has been created specifically to house immersive and experiential theatre and will launch with the previously announced Variant 31. Located at 39-41 New Oxford Street, Space 18 will present its inaugural production Variant 31, Europe’s largest immersive gaming experience from… Read More

NEWS: New Cast Announced for Calendar Girls UK Tour

The new cast for the UK tour of Gary Barlow and  Tim Firth’s musical has been confirmed.  The touring production based on the hit film and true story is set to star Sarah Jane Buckley (Blood Brothers and Kathy Barnes in Hollyoaks) as Annie, Sue Devaney (the soon to be seen new Russell T. Davies series Years and Years, Jane in Dinnerladies, Liz Harker in Casualty, Debbie Webster in Coronation Street and Rosie in the musical Mamma Mia!) as Cora, Julia… Read More

REVIEW: All About Eve, Noel Coward Theatre

Love London Love Culture’s Kirsty Herrington paid a visit to the Noel Coward Theatre to see Ivo  van Hove’s production based on the Oscar winning film.  One of the most highly anticipated theatre productions of the year, All About Eve has a lot to live up to. Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s original 1950 film was nominated for a record-breaking 14 Oscars, including Best Actress for the iconic Bette Davies, and so, with a star cast… Read More

Interview with…Jordan Waller

The actor chatted to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about bringing  The D Word to the Vault Festival.  Hi Jordan, for those who don’t know what is ‘The D Word’ about? The D Word is about the Holy Trinity of D’s that hold the key to all life: Daddies, Dykes and Dicks. It’s the humorously tragic tale of a boy who tries to track down his sperm donor father after he loses… Read More