Review Round Up: Three Sisters, Almeida Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Rebecca Frecknall’s production. Culture Whisper: **** “Lynn’s adaptation captures the wistful waiting and delusion of the sisters profoundly, but Chekhov’s exploration of limited lives, thwarted dreams and the decline of the liberal elites offers fertile ground for interpretation, all of which feels under-adapted for the context… Read More


Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 3rd March

Here’s a guide to what you have been reading about this week on Love London Love Culture… Preview of Alys Always at the Bridge Theatre: now in previews at the Bridge Theatre, this world premiere production directed by Nicholas Hytner is based on the novel by Harriet Lane. It is booking at the theatre until… Read More

Review Round Up: Shipwreck, Almeida Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Rupert  Goold’s production, playing at the Almeida Theatre until the 30th March. The Times: **** “The lasting impression of this absolute thriller of a production will be of that loyalty dinner, as we finally see what went down between Donald Trump and James Comey.” The Guardian: **** “This is a talky play staged with admirable clarity… Read More

Review Round Up: The Wild Duck, Almeida Theatre

Robert Icke offers a new interpretation of Henrik Ibsen’s play examining the nature of truth. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…  The Guardian: ** “Ibsen was a better dramatist than Icke and, since we see this play so rarely, I feel audiences deserve the real thing rather than this parasitic rewrite.” WhatsOnStage: ****… Read More

Review Round Up: £¥€$ (Lies), Almeida Theatre

Ontroerend Goed has brought its immersive production to the Almeida Theatre for a limited run. Here is what critics have been making of it.  For one night only we invite you to join the super-rich. The 1%. You will call the shots. You will be the centre of the economy. You will have the power. Given… Read More

NEWS: Summer and Smoke to Transfer to the Duke of York’s Theatre

Following an acclaimed run at the Almeida Theatre, it has been announced that Rebecca Frecknall’s production of Summer and Smoke will transfer to the Duke of York’s Theatre from the 10th November.  Trapped between desire and a life of obligation, Alma meets John and her world turns upside down. This intoxicating classic about love, loneliness and self-destruction… Read More

Review Round Up: Summer and Smoke, Almeida Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Rebecca Frecknall’s production now playing at the Almeida Theatre… The Guardian: **** “Frecknall’s production, which at the start looked fashionably tricksy, by the end had me totally in its grip. It restores Williams’s wrongly neglected play to a central place in the canon.” The Times: *****… Read More

PREVIEW: Summer and Smoke, Almeida Theatre

Rebecca Frecknall’s production will play at the Almeida Theatre from the 24th February.  Tennessee Williams’ play is a story of love, loneliness and self-destruction and wasn’t performed in London until October 2006 in Adrian Noble’s production starring Rosamund Pike and Chris Carmack at the Apollo Theatre. Now the Almeida Theatre will present this new production of Williams’… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Round Up of the Week: Sunday 22nd October

Missed Love London Love Culture’s reviews? Want to know what has been happening this week? Here Love London Love Culture rounds up the most popular posts of the week… 1. Anything That Flies, Jermyn Street Theatre: on Friday, Love London Love Culture paid a visit to the Jermyn Street Theatre to watch a performance of Judith… Read More

Review Round Up: Albion, Almeida Theatre

This new play by Mike Bartlett is directed by Rupert Goold – marking their first collaboration since King Charles III. But what have critics been making of their latest venture?    The Guardian: **** “It all makes for a long evening, but a rich one: a modern equivalent of Shaw’s Heartbreak House.” The Telegraph: ***** “the… Read More