NEWS: Further Casting Announced for London Musical Theatre Orchestra’s A Christmas Carol

Full casting has now been announced for the London Musical Theatre Orchestra’s concert production of Alan Menken, Lynn Ahrens and Mike Ockrent’s adaptation of A Christmas Carol, playing at the lyceum Theatre on the 10th and 17th December.  Based on the original story by Charles Dickens, this musical returns to the Lyceum Theatre for the… Read More

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NEWS: Griff Rhys Jones to Star in London Musical Theatre Orchestra’s A Christmas Carol

It has been confirmed that Griff Rhys Jones will star as Ebenezer Scrooge in London Musical Theatre Orchestra’s concert performances of A Christmas Carol at the Lyceum Theatre. Following successful performances in 2016 and 2017, the London Musical Theatre Orchestra will return to the Lyceum Theatre for three performances of their concert production of Alan Menken, Lynn… Read More

REVIEW: Little Shop of Horrors, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Maria Aberg directs this lively and over-the-top production that fully embraces the madness and quirkiness of the musical.  If there is one message to take away from Little Shop of Horrors it is most definitely don’t feed the plant! A message that sadly comes too late for many of the characters in one of the… 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

REVIEW: Beauty and the Beast: Deluxe Edition Soundtrack

As the new live action film prepares to be released in cinemas, Love London Love Culture has listened to the film’s deluxe soundtrack…  The film is already been under fire from fans of the original film for Emma Watson being cast as Belle to Ariana Grande and John Legend’s version of the title track –… Read More

Top 10 Favourite Alan Menken Songs

Following on from spending a magical afternoon listening to the eight time Oscar winning composer perform some of his best known and loved songs, here is Love London Love Culture’s personal favourites:  10. Under the Sea, Little Mermaid: great rhythm, great spirit and certainly a strong favourite. The lyrics are fun and capture the joy that… Read More

Spending the Afternoon With…Alan Menken

One grey, dismal day in London a bit of sunshine was brought to Love London Love Culture’s life by spending the afternoon in the company of Alan Menken as he performed some of his best known songs at the Corinthia Hotel to mark the upcoming release of the new live action Beauty & the Beast. … Read More

NEWS: Tony Award Winning Broadway Musical Newsies to be Broadcast in Cinemas

Based on the 1992 film, this new Broadway musical will be broadcast to cinemas in the UK, Germany, Australia and New Zealand on the 19th February.   Inspired by the real-life ‘Newsboy Strike of 1899,’ Newsies is set in New York City at the turn of the century and tells the tale of newsboy Jack Kelly,… Read More

NEWS: Cast Confirmed for London Musical Theatre Orchestra’s A Christmas Carol

The London Musical Theatre Orchestra has confirmed the cast for its Christmas concert performance of Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens hit musical version of A Christmas Carol.  It has been confirmed that Robert Lindsay, Carrie Hope Fletcher and Giovanna Fletcher will be participating in the London Musical Theatre Orchestra’s Christmas concert of Alan Menken and Lynn… Read More

NEWS: London Musical Theatre Orchestra Announces Christmas Concert

Following the success of their debut concert performance of State Fair, the London Musical Theatre Orchestra have announced that their Christmas concert will be a performance of  Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens’ musical production of A Christmas Carol.  Taking place at the Lyceum Theatre on the 19th December, the London Musical Theatre Orchestra will present… Read More