NEWS: Full Casting Announced for UK Tour of The Bodyguard

Full casting for the new UK tour of Thea Sharrock’s production has been confirmed by producers Michael Harrison and David Ian.  Opening at the  Theatre Royal Glasgow on the 3rd December, the production will see Alexandra Burke returning to the role of Rachel Marron following her  run in the show in both the West End and the subsequent sell… Read More

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REVIEW: Chicago, Phoenix Theatre

Thanks to the strong casting, there seems to be a new lease of life in this classic production of Ebb and Kander’s musical.  The success of any production of Chicago relies on two things: a great sounding orchestra who make the most of every note of the music and a strong and charismatic cast to… Read More

NEWS: Duncan James Joins West End Production of Chicago

It has been confirmed the actor and singer will be joining the cast of the West End production of Chicago from the 10th September.  From the 10th September, Duncan James will be joining the cast to play Billy Flynn in the musical, a role he last played in 2008. He joins Alexandra Burke as Roxie Hart,… Read More

NEWS: Alexandra Burke to Join the Cast of Chicago

It has been announced the singer will join the cast of the musical to play Roxie Hart from the 16th August.  Joining current cast members Martin Kemp as Billy Flynn (until the 1st September), Mazz Murray as Mama Morton, Josefina Gabrielle as Velma Kelly and Paul Rider as Amos Hart, Alexandra burke will be playing the… Read More

Review Round Up: Chess, London Coliseum

Chess is officially back in London, directed by Laurence Connor and starring Alexandra Burke, Michael Ball and Cassidy Janson. Here’s what the critics have been saying about it…  Rewrite This Story: *** “Benny and Björn’s virtuosic score soars and stoops in the most stunning, moving way. The outstanding orchestra are faultless- you’d be hard pressed… Read More

REVIEW: Chess, London Coliseum

Chris Omaweng paid a visit to the London Coliseum to see the revival  of the 1980’s musical.  You know the storyline is going to be a little difficult to follow if, like me, you’ve never seen Chess before, when there is a two-page synopsis in the show’s programme. There are a lot of us experiencing… Read More

Albums of the Month: March 2018

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s top five albums released this month…  Staying at Tamara’s by George Ezra: Released 23rd March – four years on from the release of his debut album ‘Wanted on Voyage’, George Ezra is back with a brand new album which includes the singles ‘Paradise’ and ‘Don’t Matter Now’. 10 Year Anniversary by… Read More

PREVIEW: Chess, London Coliseum

Tim Rice’s musical is heading back to London, being revived by the ENO for a run at the London Coliseum from the 26th April 2018.  The musical, written by Tim Rice and ABBA songwriters Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, originally started out as a concept album in 1984 and features the songs he songs “I Know Him So… Read More

REVIEW: Sister Act, New Victoria Theatre

There is no doubting that Alexandra Burke delivers a sassy and funny performance as Deloris Van Cartier – but there are some lingering doubts about the story being made into a musical.  Based on the 1992 hit film starring Whoopi Goldberg, Sister Act has plenty of laughs but due much of the action happening in… Read More

PREVIEW: Sister Act, New Victoria Theatre

Craig Revel-Horwood’s production based on the hit film arrives at the New Victoria Theatre from the 20th to the 25th March.  Starring Alexandra Burke as Deloris Van Cartier and directed and choreographed by Craig Revel-Horwood, Sister Act is based on the original film starring Whoopi Goldberg and Maggie Smith. The musical tells the story of disco… Read More