PREVIEW: Oceania, Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts will present an exhibition focusing on Oceanic work, which will be on display from the 29th September.  The exhibition will celebrate the art of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia, encompassing the vast Pacific region from New Guinea to Easter Island, Hawaii to New Zealand, bringing together 200 exceptional works from public and private… Read More

PREVIEW: The Unbuilt City, King’s Head Theatre

Playing at the King’s Head Theatre from the 6th June, casting for the European premiere has been confirmed.  It has been announced that Sandra Dickinson (I Loved Lucy, West End) and Jonathan Chambers (Doubt, A Parable, Southwark Playhouse) will star in the upcoming European premiere of Keith Bunin’s The Unbuilt City, playing at the King’s Head… Read More

Opinion: Marking Three Years of Love London Love Culture

Editor Emma Clarendon reflects on three years since she started Love London Love Culture and to celebrate highlights some of her favourite moments in that time…  1. Screening of Zootropolis: this was a fantastic opportunity to get a chance to see Disney’s highly anticipated release that was heartwarming to watch and the first big opportunity that… Read More

New Music: Unfinished Earth by Douglas Knehans

Released on the 6th April, composer Douglas Knehans’s latest album features two new works ‘Tempest’ and ‘Unfinished Earth’ – both of which are world premiere recordings.  Performed by the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Mikel Toms, the two new pieces both present the contrasting views of how the external metaphors of wind and earth reflect more intimate… Read More

PREVIEW: Cockamamy, The Hope Theatre

Following runs at the Camden Fringe and Edinburgh Festival 2017, Louise Coulthard’s play about Alzheimers will play at the Hope Theatre from the 12th June.  Cockamamy. Adj. Ludicrous. Nonsensical. ‘Where am I going? Where have I gone?’ Alice and her granddaughter Rosie are a team. They live together, eat together, watch Countdown together. Until things start… Read More

REVIEW: Rasheeda Speaking, Trafalgar Studios

Joel Drake Johnson’s sharply written play examines closely the relationship between black and white people – giving the audience cause to think about their own attitudes… Making its UK premiere at the trafalgar Studios, Joel Drake Johnson’s play couldn’t be more timely given the fact that attitudes towards race while slowly changing is still a… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for King Lear

The full cast joining the West End transfer of the Chichester Festival Theatre production of King Lear has been announced.  Joining the previously announced Ian McKellen in the title role will be  Sinéad Cusack (Kent), Danny Webb (Gloucester) and Kirsty Bushell (Regan) who reprise their roles from the original Chichester Festival Theatre production. They will be joined… Read More

First Look at…Much Ado About Nothing, Rose Theatre

Production images have been released for the Rose Theatre’s production of Much Ado About Nothing which opens at the theatre tonight… Don Pedro is victorious. The turf war in the city is won and the Mafia overlord brings his entourage to Messina, a luxury spa hotel deep in the Sicilian hills, to hide out, recover… Read More

In conversation with…Alfred Molina and Alfred Enoch

Alfred Enoch and Alfred Molina spoke about the upcoming West End premiere of Michael Grandage’s production of Red, opening for previews at the Wyndham’s Theatre from the 4th May.  How familiar were you with Rothko’s work and how has working on the play has affected your relationship with Rothko’s work? Alfred Enoch: For me I… Read More