REVIEW: Party Skills For The End Of The World, Shoreditch Town Hall

Thomas Froy reviews Nigel Barrett & Louise Mari’s genre defying immersive experience at the Shoreditch Town Hall.  Sometimes, plays have clear beginnings and endings. Sometimes, plays are ambiguous. Sometimes, it’s not even clear it’s a play. Some plays are quite easy to review. You can talk about the set, the acting and the overall themes. There may… Read More

NEWS: Iris Theatre Announces Details of Open-Air Summer Season

The theatre company will return to St Paul’s Church in Covent Garden this summer.   Details for Iris Theatre’s summer open-air theatre season in the middle of Covent Garden have been confirmed, running from the 20th June until the 2nd September. Opening the theatre company’s 2018 season at St Paul’s Church will be a new production… Read More

NEWS: Jermyn Street Theatre Announces The Reaction Season

The Jermyn Street Theatre has announced details of its upcoming four month The Reaction season to be formed of fifteen plays and musicals.  The Jermyn Street Theatre has confirmed details of its third season which will include fifteen plays and musicals presented across four months. Running from the 10th April until the 18th August, the… Read More

NEWS: Royal Albert Hall to Celebrate John Williams’ Sixty Years in Film

The Royal Albert Hall has announced it will celebrate John Williams’ sixty years in movies with a special celebration in 2018, including Films in Concert presentations of five of his finest works, alongside a rare London performance from the maestro himself, conducting the London Symphony Orchestra. As well as a special appearance by the composer himself (his… Read More

Interview with… Danyah Miller

Danyah Miller has adapted Michael Morpurgo’s I Believe in Unicorns for the stage, which plays at the Polka Theatre in Wimbledon from the 14th to the 18th February. She spoke to Love London Love Culture about adapting the beloved author’s story.  Hi Danyah thank you so much for talking to Love London Love Culture. When did… Read More

NEWS: National Trust and The National Archives Announce New Project Suffragette City

The National Trust and The National Archives have announced a new project to re-create the life of a Suffragette activist in the years before the partial grant of the vote to women in 1918.  Surveillance photographs of Suffragettes imprisoned in Holloway. The National Archives Catalogue Reference: AR 1/528 Suffragettes 11-18, 1914.  Taking place at the WSPU Café,… Read More

NEWS: Run Extended for Teddy at The Vaults

Snapdragon productions has announced that the run of the award-winning 1950’s rock’n’roll musical is now playing for an extra four weeks at The Vaults.  Teddy, the 1950’s musical will now play at The Vaults from the 29th March until the 3rd June. It has also been announced that the official album Songs from Teddy the Musical by… Read More

Review Round Up: Satyagraha, English National Opera

First staged in 2007, Phelim McDermott’s production of Satyagraha is back in London. Here’s what the critics have been saying about it:  Satyagraha is composer Philip Glass’s meditation on Gandhi’s early years in South Africa, tracing the progress of his concept of non-violent protest as a positive force for change. The Guardian: *** “It’s not so much an opera… Read More

REVIEW: Strangers on a Train, New Victoria Theatre

This stylishly staged production grabs the attention in the first act but seems to lose that intensity in the second. What would you be prepared to do for a stranger? this is the central question in this intriguing thriller based on Patricia Highsmith’s debut novel, adapted into a play by Craig Warner that is not… Read More

Review Round Up: The Captive Queen, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Barrie Rutter directs this new re-imagination of John Dryden’s Restoration drama, filled with passion and politics. Here’s what critics have had to say about it… An ageing Emperor and his Governor rage at the loss of their youth and beauty. Two fratricidal sons are spurred from victory in war to the warfare of love. And… Read More