Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 21st February 2021

Here’s what has been proving popular on Love London Love Culture this week… Preview of Georgia’s Fantastic Tavern: Where Europe Meets Asia: we have shared details for the upcoming online festival, taking place from the 25th to the 28th February. Marking the the centenary of Soviet invasion of Georgia and 30th anniversary of independence, it is a… Read More

Review Round Up: Hymn, Almeida Theatre (Online)

We round up the reviews for Lolita Chakrabarti’s new play, starring Adrian Lester and Danny Sapani.   The Guardian: **** “Sapani and Lester inhabit this stage so fully that they bring this small story, of two men becoming friends, fully to life. It is an odd bromance, but its risks pay off.” WhatsOnStage: ***** “Given… Read More

NEWS: Almeida Theatre to Live-Stream Hymn

The new play from Lolita Chakarbarti will be live-streamed from the 17th February. This announcement comes following the news that the piece was forced to to pull its run due to the ongoing restrictions. Two men meet at a funeral. Gil knew the deceased. Benny did not. Before long their families are close. Soon they’ll… Read More

Review Round Up: Albion, Almeida Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the revival of Mike Bartlett’s play at the Almeida Theatre. The Guardian: **** “Hamilton gives a tour de force but she is not the only fine performer. Nicholas Rowe offers light relief as her ineffectual husband; Helen Schlesinger is both likable and offputting as Audrey’s accomplished… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Albion at the Almeida Theatre

Full casting has been announced for the return of Mike Bartlett’s play at the Almeida Theatre from the 1st February. Following a successful in 2017, Rupert Gould’s production returns to the Almeida Theatre in February and casting has now been announced for this revival. Joining the previously announced Victoria Hamilton will be Nigel Betts, Edyta… Read More

Review Round Up: Vassa, Almeida Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Tinuke Craig’s production. The Independent: **** ” vivid, horribly vital production” Camden New Journal: “Although the performances are all excellent, the production is quite patchy and perhaps the cast change needs more time to settle down.” Hackney Citizen: “Everyone else within the cast provides the necessary snappy… Read More

NEWS: Robert Icke’s Production of The Doctor to Transfer to the West End

The production will play at the Duke of York’s Theatre from the 20th April, following a successful run at the Almeida Theatre. It has been confirmed that Robert Icke’s production, which is freely adapted from Professor Bernhardi by Arthur Schnitzler, will transfer to the Duke of York’s Theatre next year following its critically acclaimed run at the Almeida… Read More

Review Round Up: The Doctor, Almeida Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Robert Icke’s final production as associate director at the Almeida Theatre. WhatsOnStage: ***** “It’s an astonishing, gripping evening – and a testimony to Icke’s unparalleled ability to make theatre that you can’t turn away from.” The Guardian: ***** “Juliet Stevenson delivers one of the peak performances… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 7th July

Here’s a guide to what has been proving popular on Love London Love Culture this week… Review of A Right Royale Tea, Amba Hotel Charing Cross: LLLC paid a visit to this new comedy dining experience to see if Lord and Lady Right were able to raise money to carry out essential repairs on their… Read More

Review Round Up: The Hunt, Almeida Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the world premiere of Rupert Goold’s production. WhatsOnStage: **** “That examination of human fallibility, of the flaws that make us who we are, of the complicated emotions that drive and control society makes The Hunta very fine piece of work indeed.” Time Out: *** “Almeida boss Rupert… Read More