Review Round Up: Allelujah!, Bridge Theatre

Alan Bennett’s latest play has officially opened at the Bridge Theatre. Here, Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…. The Guardian: **** “there is a wealth of good jokes and a deceptive patina of nostalgia. The classic songs, arranged by George Fenton and sung by the patients, are proof of the durability of age… Read More

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DVD Review: The Lady in the Van

This big screen adaptation of Alan Bennett’s memoir of his friendship with Miss Shepherd is surprisingly heartwarming and funny to watch.  Playing Miss Shepherd is a role that is very much a departure from the grandeur of Violet Crawley from Downton Abbey – but Maggie Smith rises to the challenge perfectly. The Lady in the… Read More

Alan Bennett’s Single Spies to Tour UK in 2016

A new production of Alan Bennett’s play Single Spies directed by Rachel Kavanaugh will be touring the UK from February 2016. This new production sees the Chichester Festival Theatre and Birmingham Repertory Theatre collaborating once again following their successful collaboration on The Kings Speech. This latest production will star Nicholas Farrell as Guy Burgess, Belinda… Read More