NEWS: Brian Conley to Star as Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol

The production is set to play at the Dominion Theatre from the 7th December. It has been confirmed that Alan Menken, Lynn Ahrens and Mike Ockrent’s acclaimed musical A Christmas Carol will play at the Dominion Theatre from the 7th December for a limited season. The musical brings Dickens’ timeless fable to glorious life: Ebenezer Scrooge,… Read More

NEWS: Sister Act Production Postponed Until 2021

The new revival of the musical was set to play at the Eventim Apollo from July. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, it has been announced that the upcoming production of Sister Act will now be postponed until 2021, becoming the first show that was due to open this year to be moved until next… Read More

Happy Birthday Love London Love Culture!

It’s been five years since LLLC first started and to celebrate, here’s a guide to some of Emma Clarendon’s favourite reviews, interviews and other features over the last few years! Going to a screening of Mary Poppins Returns: as a huge Disney fan this was a real treat of a day. Not only getting an… Read More

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

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